• Jantiga Supapong -
  • Soraya Ngamsnit


Fake news, Elderly, Social Media, Line Application


This research focused on describing characteristics of fake news appearing on instant messaging application and elements of fake news on social media influencing the perception and fake news transmission among the elderly living in Nonthaburi Municipality via LINE application. The aims were to obtain information that would improve knowledge and understanding of digital media literacy among the elderly and increase their ability to use social media. By doing so, this research applied both qualitative and quantitative methods that suited each data type in answering the research questions. The study was found that: 1) fake news with improper content was found the most. The result showed its intention; that was to freshly invent the fake news to attract people. The invention included images, headlines, content, and information appearing in the news. 2) Elderly living in Nonthaburi municipality consumed news and information according to their personal interest such as daily news information, health issue and religion values. They admitted forwarding news and information via LINE application instead of social conversation, and 3) important factors in persuading elderly of their forwarding fake news on LINE application were the quality and reliability of the news including their own perception on the issue including their bias and personal judgement of the issue too.


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How to Cite

Supapong, J., & Ngamsnit, S. (2023). FAKE NEWS CATEGORIES FOUND IN LINE GROUP OF ELDERLY LIVING IN NONTHABURI MUNICIPALITY. Academic Journal Phranakhon Rajabhat University, 14(1), 114–128. Retrieved from https://so01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/AJPU/article/view/264606



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