Approval of selected statements about fake news on the internet in Germany 2017

Which statements do you agree with?

by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 8, 2019
Approval of selected statements about fake news on the internet in Germany 2017 This statistic shows the results of a survey on the approval of statements about fake news on the internet in Germany in 2017. Eighty percent of respondents agreed with the statement that new laws are needed to ensure that Facebook and Co. remove fake news faster.
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Which statements do you agree with?

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Share of respondents
It should be easier for users to tag fake news.86%
New laws are needed so that Facebook and Co. remove fake news faster.80%
Fake news makes me angry.62%
Fake news is threatening our democracy.61%
I feel overwhelmed in identifying fake news.42%
I don't get all the fuss. Fake news has always been around.35%
The topic of fake news does not interest me.35%
Fake news is not fake, it's just freedom of expression.8%
Share of respondents
It should be easier for users to tag fake news.86%
New laws are needed so that Facebook and Co. remove fake news faster.80%
Fake news makes me angry.62%
Fake news is threatening our democracy.61%
I feel overwhelmed in identifying fake news.42%
I don't get all the fuss. Fake news has always been around.35%
The topic of fake news does not interest me.35%
Fake news is not fake, it's just freedom of expression.8%
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Feb 8, 2019
This statistic shows the results of a survey on the approval of statements about fake news on the internet in Germany in 2017. Eighty percent of respondents agreed with the statement that new laws are needed to ensure that Facebook and Co. remove fake news faster.
Show more
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