Average monthly Facebook interactions for prominent French news sites, and some of the most popular false news sites (2017)

Topic: Disinformation
Source: Measuring the reach of “fake news” and online disinformation in Europe, by Reuters Institute
Type: Problem
Sub type: Prevalence of disinformation
Years: 2017
Geographical: France
Method: Data collection
This bar graph from the Reuters Institute shows the average monthly Facebook interactions for several prominent French news sites and some of the most popular false French news sites, in million minutes. Notably, although the prominent news sites outperformed the false ones in reach and monthly time spent on their pages, their Facebook interactions lag behind some of the interactions achieved by the false news sites.