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Digital Literacy Disconnect

Based on 1,314 savvy social media users, new research shows that digital literacy did not prevent online sharing of fake news and misinformation.

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Digital literacy DOES help users discern true vs false news



Digital literacy DOES NOT stop the sharing of false news

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