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Adults in favor of closing social media temporarily during crises 2019, by country

Internet users who agree that temporarily cutting off social media is acceptable during a time of crisis to stop the spread of false information as of June 2019, by country

by J. Clement, last edited Aug 16, 2019
Adults in favor of closing social media temporarily during crises 2019, by country In April 2019, the Sri Lankan government cut off social media access in the wake of a fatal terrorist attack. According to an Ipsos survey conducted a month later, approximately 60 percent of online users across 27 countries agreed that temporarily shutting down social media during a crisis was acceptable to stop the spread of false information. India was ranked first with a 88 percent agreement rate, by far the highest of any country surveyed.
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Internet users who agree that temporarily cutting off social media is acceptable during a time of crisis to stop the spread of false information as of June 2019, by country

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