uredA recent study by Stanford University found that 88% of young adults use social media to obtain their news. In addition to the recent proliferation of fake news on these sites, many users are also funneled opinions that mirror their own. This insulates readers from outside opinions, which can be dangerous to a informed society. It is important to always question the source of the article – a healthy dose of skepticism never hurts.
Read more about the study’s finding here.