U.S. public opinion: entity responsible for preventing fake news consumption 2018

The statistic presents results of a survey on the extent to which social media sites like Facebook and YouTube responsible for the spread of fake news in the United States as of March 2018. During the survey, 29 percent of respondents stated that they believed social media sites were mostly responsible for the spread of fake news.

How much are social media sites like Facebook and YouTube responsible for the spread of fake news?

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Source

Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 2 to 5, 2018

Number of respondents

803 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interview

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