Sharing of made-up political news online in the U.S. 2016

Share of adults who have ever shared questionable political news online in the United States as of December 2016

Sharing of made-up political news online in the U.S. 2016 The statistic presents results of a survey about whether U.S. adults have ever knowingly or unknowingly shared fake political news online as of December 2016. It was found that 16 percent of respondents shared a political news story online which they later found out was made up.
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Share of adults who have ever shared questionable political news online in the United States as of December 2016

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Share of respondents
Shared a political news story online which you later found out was made up16%
Shared a political news story online you knew at the time was made up14%
Did either/both of these23%
Share of respondents
Shared a political news story online which you later found out was made up16%
Shared a political news story online you knew at the time was made up14%
Did either/both of these23%
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The statistic presents results of a survey about whether U.S. adults have ever knowingly or unknowingly shared fake political news online as of December 2016. It was found that 16 percent of respondents shared a political news story online which they later found out was made up.
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