Are you sure to share?

A growing number of EU citizens (46%on average in 2016) follow news on social media. Six out of ten news items shared on social media have not been even read by the user who shares them.


How much of these news are fake? How many news shared daily of Facebook are not verified? How the power of sharing will shape the perception of the reality and, as a consequence,  the political and economical decisions?

The EPRS | European Parliamentary Research Service just released an infograph to guide the citizens to spot and counter fake, lies and disinformation.

http://www.europarl.europa.eu/RegData/etudes/ATAG/2017/599386/EPRS_ATA%282017%29599386_EN.pdf

Role of media and social media in shaping public perception of European is one of the topic of the Policy Briefs that will be released soon by the DANDELION project.