Are digital natives immune to misinformation?

Questions are lingering amongst popular social media sites inlcluding, Facebook, Twitter and Youtube, especially after the current President of the United States announced his coronavirus diagnosis.

College students are experiencing trouble spotting misinformation online as the 2020 Presidential election continues to approach.

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.

Studies have added to the mountain of evidence that proves students struggle to evaluate each source of content that flashes across their cellular device.