Misinformation on social media - Statistics & Facts

Key insights

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

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Social media companies and algorithms



Coordinated Inauthentic Behavior

Spotlight: Russia

Children and false online information

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