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Children too trusting of online content - Ofcom survey

Friday 20 November 2015 | 11:06 CET | News
Children are becoming more trusting of what they see online, but sometimes lack the understanding to decide whether it is true or impartial, according to Ofcom's 'Children and Parents: Media and Attitudes' report. it found that children aged 8-15 are spending more than twice as much time online as they did a decade ago, reaching over 15 hours each week in 2015. However, even children who have grown up with the internet, so-called digital natives, have room to improve their digital know-how and understanding, the regulator said. One in five online 12-15s (19%) believe information returned by a

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