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Social media helps misinformation spread like wildfire so instead of contributing to ‘fake news,’ there are ways you can validate information online.

USA TODAY

Don’t fall for the premise that young people, otherwise known as “digital natives,” are immune to misinformation.

That’s the message from Stanford University researchers who say their new research provides further evidence that college students are prone to being deceived online.

The new study from the Stanford History Education Group shows that 2020’s first-time voters often struggle to sort fact from fiction despite their technical prowess on smartphones and social media.

The researchers found that