With all the noise about “Fake News” and Facebook’s role in spreading it, a survey done by The Verge in conjunction with Reticle Research during September and October provides an interesting revelation.
Before you look at the results, think about this question:
Compared to other sources where you regularly get news, how would you describe Facebook in terms of the following:
Assign one of the following tags to each of the above attributes.
- Less than other sources
- About as much as other sources
- More than other sources
- No opinion
The survey of 1,500+ U.S. adults in a representative survey matching 2016 Census estimates reveals that people pretty much think Facebook is just as accurate as other sources.
Here’s how it breaks down.