News, Social Media

The Wall Street Journal reports teens absorb social media news without considering the source

In a recent article, the Wall Street Journal outlines how a new Stanford study finds that “Preteens and teens may appear dazzlingly fluent, flitting among social-media sites, uploading selfies and texting friends. But they’re often clueless about evaluating the accuracy and trustworthiness of what they find.”

It explains that parents, educators and other adults can help teenagers develop the skills and skepticism needed to separate true from false.

To review the Stanford study itself, click here.

Read more at the Wall Street Journal or view the video article below.

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