The survey results found that fake news has a serious impact on society. "A positive interpretation means that people are becoming more and more alert." Moreover, the establishment of interpersonal interaction and social trust is more likely than information collection in the virtual world of the Internet. Help the public identify the authenticity of the information. Text: Guo Yuxuan With the development of Internet technology, information disseminates more rapidly, and false information with false or misleading content is increasingly proliferating.
The Taiwan Fact-Checking Education phone database Foundation (Taiwan Fact-Checking Center) released the first major survey on "Disinformation Phenomenon and Fact-Checking Effectiveness" targeting Taiwanese society in March. The survey results showed that more than 90% of the respondents believed that Taiwanese society Disinformation is rampant and seriously affects society. The survey report pointed out an interesting phenomenon.
Nearly 60% (58%) of the respondents believe that they are not affected by false information, but they are worried that others will be fooled by false information. The way the public identifies false information, in addition to discussing with relatives and friends, listening to expert analysis, but also using fact-checking mechanisms. Among the Taiwanese people interviewed, about 55% of the people knew about rumor-refuting or fact-checking organizations, and 60.6% of the respondents affirmed the credibility of these private rumor-refuting and fact-checking organizations. 43% of the respondents were aware of the "Taiwan Fact-Checking Center", and among these respondents, 84% believed that the organization was credible.