Trust in news on Twitter among Millennials in the Netherlands 2018

The statistic displays the results of a survey question on how much Millennials (respondents aged 16 to 34 years old) in the Netherlands trusted news they saw or read on Twitter in 2018. The survey results suggest that as of 2018, the majority of respondents in the Netherlands did not trust news they read on Twitter. 16 percent of 16 to 34 year olds surveyed indicated that they trusted news they read on Twitter, while 70 percent of respondents expressed some degree of distrust in the news they saw on this social media platform.

How much trust do you have in news you read on Twitter?*

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

November 6, 2018 to November 14, 2018

Number of respondents

1,651 respondents

Age group

16-34 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*This survey statement was phrased by the source as follows: "Over het algemeen vertrouw ik nieuws dat ik lees/hoor/zie: op Twitter." (English: "Overall, I trust the news I read/hear/see: on Twitter.")

The results have been weighted to represent the entire population.

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