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)

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.
Show more

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

Loading statistic...
Number of Facebook engagements in millions
Mainstream news7.3
Fake news8.7
Number of Facebook engagements in millions
Mainstream news7.3
Fake news8.7
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment

Description

Source

More information

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.
Show more
Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
August 2016 to Election Day (November 8, 2016)
Special properties
total number of shares, reactions and comments for a piece of content on Facebook
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Premium Account
Your perfect start with Statista
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax.
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom
Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format
Social media and politics in the United States
Social media and politics in the United States

All Information
in one Presentation

Social media and politics in the United States

Everything On "Social media and politics in the United States" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

I think of Statista as Google for researchers. Statista provides you with the information you search for right away.
Dr. Horst Stipp

Dr. Horst Stipp
EVP, Research & Innovation, Advertising Research Foundation

Statistics on "Social media and politics in the United States"
  • Social media and politics
  • Political ad spend
  • U.S. Congress and social media
  • Trump and Twitter
  • Fake news
  • 2016 Election
The most important statistics
Discover Statista
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps
Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.