Our misperceptions about crime and violence, sex, climate change, the economy and other key issues
Ipsos’ latest Perils of Perception study shows which key facts the online public across 37 countries get right about their society – and which they get wrong. Now in its fifth year, the survey aims to highlight how we’re wired to think in certain ways and how our environment influences our (mis)perceptions.
Germany Retains Top “Nation Brand” Ranking, U.S. Out of Top Five Again
Japan is in second place for the first time, while the UK remains in third, and France moves to fourth place - major gains are in the index’s People and Governance sub-categories. Winter Olympics and FIFA World Cup hosts South Korea and Russia improved their images, South Korea most remarkably. The U.S. remains in sixth place.
Fake News, Filter Bubbles and Post-Truth are Other People’s Problems…
A major new Ipsos study of over 19,000 people in 27 countries, and part of our long-running series on misperceptions of key social realities – The Perils of Perception – highlights how we think fake news, filter bubbles and post-truth are things that affect other people, much more than ourselves. But the majority also say they regularly see fake news, and nearly half say they’ve believed a fake story before finding out it’s fake.
A Way to Get Away
Taking vacation is a way to get away for a few days from the fast-paced modern world. But do we take all vacation days available to us? Do we fully disconnect when we are away? A new Ipsos Global @dvisor poll reveals opinions of citizens in 27 countries around the world about taking time off.