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Ability to recognize fake news in the U.S. 2017, by age group

Level of confidence in distinguishing between real news and fake news among adults in the United States as of October 2017, by age group

by Amy Watson, last edited Oct 16, 2018
Ability to recognize fake news in the U.S. 2017, by age group The statistic shows the level of confidence among consumers to recognize fake news in the United States in 2017, sorted by age group. It was found that 50 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 years felt that they were somewhat confident in being able to spot fake news in 2017.
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Level of confidence in distinguishing between real news and fake news among adults in the United States as of October 2017, by age group

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