Date: Jul 09, 2020
By: Sherry Hsiao / Staff reporter
The survey, conducted from May 15 to May 30, found that 20.9 percent of respondents said that they would act as if it “did not happen,” 64.6 percent said they would inform the person who shared it with them to prevent the information from being spread and 14.5 percent said that they would not know whether it contained errors, as they would not have verified the information.
The survey asked what students would do if they discovered that information they themselves had shared contained mistakes.
Of the respondents, 52.3 percent said that they would admit it and apologize, 22.3 percent said they would act as though it did not happen or quietly remove the information, and 25.4 percent said they have “never forwarded information.” [FULL STORY]