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Perceived level of accuracy of the news seen on social media in the United States as of March 2018
Perceived accuracy of news on social media in the U.S. 2018
This statistic presents data on the perception of the level of accuracy in the news seen on social media amongst consumers in the United States as of March 2018. During the survey, 34 percent of consumers stated that they believed 76% or more of the news on social media to be inaccurate.
Perceived level of accuracy of the news seen on social media in the United States as of March 2018
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Release date

June 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

February 5 to March 11, 2018

Number of respondents

1,440 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Perceived accuracy of news on social media in the U.S. 2018
This statistic presents data on the perception of the level of accuracy in the news seen on social media amongst consumers in the United States as of March 2018. During the survey, 34 percent of consumers stated that they believed 76% or more of the news on social media to be inaccurate.
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