Not shocking study says senior citizens share more fake news


The only people left on Facebook are the people who are worst at using it.

A new study from Princeton and New York University delves into how much people share fake news online, and who’s doing the sharing. It largely confirms what some previous studies have indicated, and what you might have already suspected: the people who share the most fake news are your grandparents.

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More specifically, the largest determinant to sharing a fake news article was being over the age of 65 — regardless of political orientation.  Read more…

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