Study: ‘Digital natives’ trust Google search results above common sense

Next time some snarky 22-year-old says, “Hey grandpa, maybe that program worked on your Macintosh 128K, but it won’t fly in this century,” tell him he’s a gullible nerd. “Pffft, whatever, right?” he’ll respond. And then you’ll throw the results of this Northwestern University study in his face. The study “discovered that college students have a decided lack of Web savvy, especially when it comes to search engines and the ability to determine the credi…

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