This is the sad truth of America right now: Idiocy is celebrated and runs rampant. Parents: get it together and teach your kids how to disseminate information from the firehose of bullshit.
Stanford researchers assessed students from middle school to college and found they struggled to distinguish ads from articles, neutral sources from biased ones and fake accounts from real ones.
Source: Can You Tell Fake News From Real? Study Finds Students Have ‘Dismaying’ Inability : The Two-Way : NPR