Sharing of made-up news online in the U.S. 2019

Share of adults who have ever shared fake news or information online in the United States as of March 2019

by Amy Watson, last edited Jun 12, 2019
Sharing of made-up news online in the U.S. 2019 The statistic presents results of a survey about whether U.S. adults have ever knowingly or unknowingly shared fake news or information online as of March 2019. It was found that ten percent of respondents admitted to sharing a news story online which they knew was made up, and 49 percent of surveyed adults had shared news which they later found out to be false.
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Share of adults who have ever shared fake news or information online in the United States as of March 2019

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