U.S. trust in news shared by friends and family via Facebook 2016

This statistic shows the amount of trust of U.S. internet users put into news that their friends and family share on Facebook. During the December 2016 survey, 61 percent of respondents stated that they only trusted news on the social network a little. A total of 19 percent of respondents did not trust news posted via Facebook at all.

How much do you trust news that your friends and family share on Facebook?

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Source

Release date

December 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

December 8 to 9, 2016

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Online interview

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