This article aims to identify the use, the frequency of use of social networks in Portugal and Mexico, in times of pandemic, and in two regions of each country respectively: Guarda and Chiapas, trying to understand if their citizens consider them a valid and reliable source of information. The study demonstrates erratic behavior of social network users, when they have been questioned about how they have obtained and validated certain information, in this case about false news about COVID-19, leading the importance to stablish a global strategy for countries to achieve digital literacy and minimize the impact of Fake News.

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GOMES, REBECA GARZÓN-CLEMENTE, Natália. Portugal and Mexico: An Analysis of Fake News in Times of Covid-19 Pandemic. Global Journal of Human-Social Science Research, [S.l.], may 2022. ISSN 2249-460X. Available at: <https://socialscienceresearch.org/index.php/GJHSS/article/view/4058>. Date accessed: 06 july 2022.