Teens and Parents Both Worried About Spreading Fake News
The proliferation of fake news in recent years has frequently caused alarm across the internet. As part of the Keeping Up With Generation App 2017 survey, NCSA asked parents and teens about their concerns with spreading misinformation.
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63 percent of parents indicated they were “very” or “somewhat” concerned that their teen would spread misinformation. In the same breath, 49 percent of teens said they were “very” or “somewhat” concerned about mistakenly spreading fake news or misinformation over the internet.