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How likely do you think it is that Russian-backed content on social media affected the outcome of the 2016 presidential election?
U.S. view on influence of Russian-backed social media content on the 2016 election
This statistic presents the views of how much Russian-backed social media content had an influence on the 2016 presidential election outcomes. During the April 2018 survey period, 27 percent of respondents stated that Russian-backed social media content very likely influenced the outcome of the elections, while in comparison 21 percent reported the complete opposite saying it was not likely at all to have had any influence.
How likely do you think it is that Russian-backed content on social media affected the outcome of the 2016 presidential election?
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Release date

April 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

April 8 to April 10, 2018

Number of respondents

1,500 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

U.S. adult population

Method of interview

Online interview

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Question: "How likely do you think it is that Russian-backed content on social media affected the outcome of the 2016 presidential election?"

U.S. view on influence of Russian-backed social media content on the 2016 election
This statistic presents the views of how much Russian-backed social media content had an influence on the 2016 presidential election outcomes. During the April 2018 survey period, 27 percent of respondents stated that Russian-backed social media content very likely influenced the outcome of the elections, while in comparison 21 percent reported the complete opposite saying it was not likely at all to have had any influence.
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