Levels of Trust in News and Information From Online Social Networks and Messaging Apps Across European Union Member States

Source: European Commission. Flash Eurobarometer 464 Report: Fake News and Disinformation Online (Brussels:European Commission, 2018)
Topic: Disinformation
Reference year: 2018
Geographical area: European Union
Method: Survey (N = 26576)
Link to original document: publications.europa.eu
The chart shows the distribution of the responses to the question, "How much do you trust or not the news and information you access through online social networks and messaging apps?" of participants in the Eurobarometer survey. The data shows that respondents from Portugal were the most likely to trust this type of information, while respondents from Austria were the least likely to do so. Among all Europeans, 26% of respondents said that they trusted this information. European Union refers to EU28. The United Kingdom left the European Union on 31 January 2020.