Top 10 List

This top 10 list shows the top 10 junk news stories posted on Facebook, from 30 October 2018 to 4 September 2019 for the US region, and from 20 May 2019 to 4 September 2019 for the EU region. It shows the top 10 posts in terms of the total number of reactions they have received per second of their life, from time posted to time retrieved by our system (i.e. the "age-adjusted total: All" metric). Please see the methodology section for more details, including how the term "junk news" is defined. This is a smaller version of the full Junk News Aggregator.

Update, September 2019: The public Facebook posts displayed on this site were last updated on 4 September 2019.

Update, October 2019: This Aggregator now shows the top posts from the whole data collection period for the US and EU, where previously it showed the top posts from the last 24 hours, updating daily at 5pm ET.

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