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Gen Z and Millennials reactions to fake COVID-19 news on social media worldwide 2021

Reactions to coronavirus fake news on social media among Gen Z and Millennials worldwide as of January 2021

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Release date

March 2021



Survey time period

October 24, 2020 to January 7, 2021

Number of respondents


Age group

18-40 years

Special properties

Generation Z and Millennials

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

*Respondents in 24 countries: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, China, Colombia, Egypt, France, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States with 1,000 responses from each country except South Korea with a sample of 500.
This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How do you react to COVID-19 information shared by others on social media or messaging apps that you know is false?"

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