Trustworthiness of social media sites according to U.S. adults 2018, by ethnicity

This statistic presents the level of trustworthiness of social media sites according to adults in the United States as of November 2018, by ethnicity. According to the findings, 20 percent of African-American respondents reported that they placed a lot of trust towards social media platforms. In comparison, only 13 percent of White respondents stated the same.

Trustworthiness of social media sites according to adults in the United States as of November 2018, by ethnicity

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Release date

November 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

November 6 to 7, 2018

Number of respondents

1,669 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: "In general, how much do you trust the following sources? Social media (Twitter, Facebook, Reddit)"

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