Problem of outside groups planting fake news on social media U.S. 2018

Public opinion on outside groups or agents planting fake news stories on social media in the United States as of March 2018

by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 9, 2019
Problem of outside groups planting fake news on social media U.S. 2018 The statistic presents data on the public opinion on outside groups or agents planting fake news stories on social media in the United States as of March 2018. During the survey, 71 percent of respondents stated that they believed that outside groups were actively trying to plant fake news stories on social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube and that it was a serious problem.
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Public opinion on outside groups or agents planting fake news stories on social media in the United States as of March 2018

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Share of respondents
Yes, serious problem71%
Yes, not too serious16%
No, not happening7%
Don't know7%
Share of respondents
Yes, serious problem71%
Yes, not too serious16%
No, not happening7%
Don't know7%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Apr 9, 2019
The statistic presents data on the public opinion on outside groups or agents planting fake news stories on social media in the United States as of March 2018. During the survey, 71 percent of respondents stated that they believed that outside groups were actively trying to plant fake news stories on social media sites such as Facebook and YouTube and that it was a serious problem.
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