Research + News | Topic: Truth

How To Talk To Kids And Teens About Misinformation

Being young has never been easy, but it’s especially tough when social media, television programs, and maybe even the adults in your life often twist truth into misinformation. Read the article here.

Why Teens Are Falling For TikTok Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracies like Pizzagate are all over the social media platform. Here’s why they’ve found an audience there. Read the article here.

Research Finds Social Media Users Are More Likely To Believe Fake News

A new study finds that where people get their news determines whether they believe misinformation. Read the article here.

The Murky Facts Of The ‘Deodorant Challenge’ – And Other Viral Teen ‘Crazes’

Dumb and dangerous online teen challenges are repeat visitors to the news cycle. And they bring with them a whole world of factual murkiness. Read the article here.

How a San Mateo High School Teacher Is Teaching Teens To Spot Fake News

A recent study found that most teens do not think critically about news stories they read online. Read the article here.