Think you know ‘fake news’ when you see it? Most Americans don’t, according to a new study.
Researchers found that 3 out of 4 Americans “overestimate” their ability to spot fake headlines – and are more likely to share stories that turn out to be false.
Even worse, we’re overconfident – a whopping 90% of participants believed they had an “above average” ability to spot fake stories.
Do you feel like you know fake news when you see it? Ever been fooled?