Facebook engagement for top real and fake election stories in the U.S. 2016

Facebook engagements for the top 20 election stories in the United States in 2016, by authenticity (in millions)

by Amy Watson, last edited Feb 6, 2017
Facebook engagement for top real and fake election stories in the U.S. 2016 The statistic presents the total Facebook engagements for the top 20 election stories in the United States in 2016, by authenticity. According to the source, there were a total of 8.7 million Facebook engagements for fake news stories about the election, in comparison to 7.3 million engagements for mainstream news stories.
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Facebook engagements for the top 20 election stories in the United States in 2016, by authenticity (in millions)

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Number of Facebook engagements in millions
Mainstream news7.3
Fake news8.7
Number of Facebook engagements in millions
Mainstream news7.3
Fake news8.7
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by Amy Watson, last edited Feb 6, 2017
The statistic presents the total Facebook engagements for the top 20 election stories in the United States in 2016, by authenticity. According to the source, there were a total of 8.7 million Facebook engagements for fake news stories about the election, in comparison to 7.3 million engagements for mainstream news stories.
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