The New York Times: “Recognize Misinformation on the Internet”

Older adults are vulnerable to misinformation online even under normal circumstances, but the coronavirus has made the problem especially urgent. Older people are more susceptible to the virus, making discerning reliable health information important now.

Senior Planet’s one-hour online session gives an overview of different kinds of misinformation circulating on the internet, including manipulated “deep fake” videos, false advertising and fabricated news. Read the full story here. 

Illustration by the New York Times

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