Study Finds Americans Are Actually Bad At Spotting 'Fake News'

Think you can spot 'fake news' when you see it? Think again. According to a new study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, most Americans aren't able to identify fake news when they see it.

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.

More on the storyhere.

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