Sharing of information on social media in crisis situations in Denmark 2017

This statistic shows the result of a survey on how likely it is for respondents to share information on social media during a crisis without confirming the information was correct in Denmark in 2017. The largest share of respondents, reaching 29 percent, responded that it was not likely at all. Eight percent of respondents agreed it was likely that they would share information during a crisis without verification.

Is it likely that you would share information on social media in a crisis without being certain the information was correct?

Share of respondents
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Release date

December 2017



Survey time period

August 2017

Number of respondents

1,100 respondents

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: " How likely is it that, in a crisis, you would share information on social media without having satisfied yourself that the information was correct?"

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