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  • British kids blindly trust search engines
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    Leonardo Augusto Matsuda (2009) ©
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British kids blindly trust search engines

Having grown up in the digital age, kids today are more tech-savvy than ever. But while they might know their way around a tablet, a new report from Ofcom has found that only half of British 12- to 15-year-olds who use search engines use critical judgement when filtering results.

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