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Few people shared fake news in 2016 election, but seniors shared the most

Few people shared fake news in 2016 election, but seniors shared the most

Less than nine percent of Facebook users surveyed shared links to fake news.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2019/01/few-people-shared-fake-news-in-2016-election-but-seniors-shared-the-most/

Fake news on Facebook in 2016 U.S. election period shared most by seniors, conservatives: study

People who called themselves liberals shared no fake stories, New York research finds

https://www.cbc.ca/news/technology/facebook-fake-news-1.4972817

Grandparents really are more likely to be bad at Facebook

https://mashable.com/article/fake-news-older-americans-study/

Facebook and fake news: Elderly more likely to spread misinformation

Facebook users aged 65 and over shared more fake news than younger users during the 2016 US presidential election season, a new study found.

https://www.cnet.com/news/facebook-and-fake-news-elderly-more-likely-to-spread-misinformation/#ftag=CAD590a51e

The kids are alright. Grandpa’s the problem.

The kids are alright. Grandpa’s the problem.

Stephen

Posted on: January 27, 2019, 6:06 am Category: Uncategorized

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