Although many older Americans have, like the rest of us, embraced the tools and playthings of the technology industry, a growing body of research shows they have disproportionately fallen prey to the dangers of internet misinformation and risk being further polarized by their online habits, reports Buzzfeed NewsWhile that matters much to them, it’s also a massive challenge for society, given the outsize role older generations play in civic life, and demographic changes that are increasing their power and influence. 

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