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Clickbait beliefs

 

I did not know what clickbait was until taking this survey.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

33

12.4

12.4

12.4

2

35

13.2

13.2

25.6

3

45

16.9

16.9

42.5

4

41

15.4

15.4

57.9

5- Strongly Disagree

112

42.1

42.1

100.0

Total

266

100.0

100.0

 

I often find myself examining headlines for clickbait.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

38

14.3

14.3

14.3

2

67

25.2

25.2

39.5

3

74

27.8

27.8

67.3

4

49

18.4

18.4

85.7

5- Strongly Disagree

38

14.3

14.3

100.0

Total

266

100.0

100.0

 

I will click on a "questionable" headline if one of my friends posted it on social media.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

30

11.3

11.3

11.3

2

52

19.5

19.5

30.8

3

68

25.6

25.6

56.4

4

54

20.3

20.3

76.7

5- Strongly Disagree

62

23.3

23.3

100.0

Total

266

100.0

100.0

 

I often hesitate before clicking on a headline on social media.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

80

30.1

30.5

30.5

2

67

25.2

25.6

56.1

3

53

19.9

20.2

76.3

4

44

16.5

16.8

93.1

5- Strongly Disagree

18

6.8

6.9

100.0

Total

262

98.5

100.0

 

Missing

System

4

1.5

 

 

Total

266

100.0

 

 

I often find myself clicking on "questionable" headlines on social media.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

27

10.2

10.2

10.2

2

33

12.4

12.4

22.6

3

74

27.8

27.8

50.4

4

70

26.3

26.3

76.7

5- Strongly Disagree

62

23.3

23.3

100.0

Total

266

100.0

100.0

 

I will click on a "questionable" headline if it's from a news source I trust.

 

Frequency

Percent

Valid Percent

Cumulative Percent

Valid

1- Strongly Agree

33

12.4

12.4

12.4

2

69

25.9

25.9

38.3

3

87

32.7

32.7

71.1

4

48

18.0

18.0

89.1

5- Strongly Disagree

29

10.9

10.9

100.0

Total

266

100.0

100.0

 

Return to Faux news in the digital age: Survey results

Jennifer Lewallen  
 
Guest blogger



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