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Spread of fake news during the 2016 presidential election U.S., by age

Share of adults who saw any fake news stories online during the 2016 presidential election in the United States as of October 2017

Spread of fake news during the 2016 presidential election U.S., by age The statistic presents the share of adults who saw any fake news stories online during the 2016 presidential election in the United States as of October 2017, by age. It was found that 24 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 definitely saw fake news online during the election.
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Share of adults who saw any fake news stories online during the 2016 presidential election in the United States as of October 2017

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The statistic presents the share of adults who saw any fake news stories online during the 2016 presidential election in the United States as of October 2017, by age. It was found that 24 percent of respondents aged 18 to 29 definitely saw fake news online during the election.
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