With so much information on the internet, it can be challenging to know what to believe and how to spot lies. Older Americans were raised to trust in journalism, but with news outlets fighting for space on your news feed, how can we know what’s trustworthy?
Regardless of your political views, “fake news” is a real problem, and older Americans have been contributing to it. Social scientists have found that people over 65 are the most likely of any age group to share fake news on social media.
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