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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.

Read the full research paper here.

 

HELPS

Digital literacy DOES help users discern true vs false news

 

NO HELP

Digital literacy DOES NOT stop the sharing of false news

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