A majority of YouTube users in South Korea consider dissemination of fake news as the most serious social problem posed by the video-sharing platform.
According to the Korea Press Foundation on Tuesday, a recent survey of one-thousand users has found that 87 percent of respondents cited fake news dissemination as a "very serious" social problem caused by YouTube.
Another eleven-point-one percent cited fake news as a "slightly serious" problem.
Eighty-two-point-seven percent cited the exploitation of vulnerable groups, including children and the disabled as a "very serious" problem, while 74 percent cited abuse of famous people and cases.
The online survey conducted between February 3 and 9 had a confidence level of 95 percent with a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.
Meanwhile, mobile app research company Wiseapp said 40-point-41 million people in the country accessed the YouTube app last month, with an average user spending 59-point-two minutes a day.
Teenagers spent the longest at more than one-and-a-half hours a day, followed by those in their 20s, and those in their 30s.