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[-]  10-01-19 10:42

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Older people more likely to share fake news
The older you get, the more likely you are to fall for it
Boffins at New York and Princeton Universities have been adding up some numbers and discovered that older Americans are disproportionately more likely to share fake news on Facebook.
Older users shared more fake news than younger ones regardless of education, sex, race, income, or how many links they shared. In fact, age-predicted their behaviour better than any other characteristic -- including party affiliation.
The study, published in...

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