Manner of identification of fake news in Germany 2017

This statistic shows the results of a survey on the ways in which fake news on the internet has been identified in Germany in 2017. In total, forty eight percent of respondents stated that they had personally detected fake news or false information on the internet due to reports in the media about fake news.

In what ways have you personally noticed (presumably) fake news or false information on the internet?

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Sources

Release date

June 2017

Region

Germany

Survey time period

May 4-19, 2017

Number of respondents

1,011 respondents who use the internet for personal use

Age group

14 years and older

Special properties

Base: respondents who have noticed fake news or false information in the internet

Method of interview

Computer-assisted web interviews (CAWI)

Supplementary notes

The source provides no information of the precise phrasing of the question used in the survey. The formulation chosen here may therefore vary slightly from the one used in the actual survey. Multiple answers were possible.

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