Analysis of Fake News and the Level of Cognitive Perception of Undergraduate Students in the University in Thailand

  • Chantana ViriyavejakulEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11937)


The purpose of this study aimed to study the relationship between fake news and the cognitive perception of online sources of Thai public. With intensified use in a world of IT devices, more knowledge is available. The Thai trait of belief in all printed or published media must be changed for fake news to be discerned by users. A survey was made by 500 online questionnaires found that much news on social media outlets was a scam, incite feelings against or for a group of people. In Thailand, the general person easily believes in media platform because they are written, and supported by pictures and testimonial information. Fake news was used (1) online items and trusted as things printed are true (2) people express good or bad feelings for a public person, Thai people must for educated form early to doubt.


Fake news Cognitive perception Undergraduate students Platform 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology LadkrabangBangkokThailand

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