Reliability of news on the internet according to the French, by source 2021

This statistic represents the opinion of the French regarding their trust in information on the Internet published by friends or the press in 2021. In that year, around half of French people believed that information published on the internet by a friend was not trustworthy. In comparison, only a third deemed information published by the press to be not trustworthy in 2021.

Opinions of the French regarding the reliability of information read on the internet in 2021 *

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Sources

Release date

February 2017

Region

France

Survey time period

1st quarter of 2021

Number of respondents

1,011 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Avez-vous confiance dans les informations qui circulent sur les réseaux sociaux (comme Twitter ou Facebook par exemple)..."

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