Teens struggle to distinguish real news from sponsored content – study [VIDEO]

 

Published on Nov 22, 2016

A new study from Stanford University finds that 82 percent of students, from middle school to college, could not tell the difference between a sponsored ad and real news. The study is timely given that social media websites like Facebook are working to rid themselves of ‘fake news’ articles. RT correspondent Alex Mihailovich has the report.

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