Facebook remains the most popular social network for news, with 36 per cent using it in the last week. But it has lost ground to other apps, especially WhatsApp. Photo: AP

Users leave Facebook for closed forums like WhatsApp amid privacy fears, fake stories and toxic debate

People feel more comfortable chatting on closed platforms in countries where it can be dangerous to express political views openly, such as in Malaysia and Turkey

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Facebook remains the most popular social network for news, with 36 per cent using it in the last week. But it has lost ground to other apps, especially WhatsApp. Photo: AP
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