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Misinformation on social media - Statistics & Facts

Key insights

Most common topic of false or misleading information worldwide
COVID-19
Ad revenue of misinformation publishing sites worldwide
2.6bn USD
Share of U.S. social media users who have seen content labeled as false
74%

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