Is this generation really more informed?

Our generation, sometimes referred to as Millennials, has entered unknown territory when it comes to methods of collecting information. Nowadays, social media has allowed the spread of information at a rate that has never been seen before. But speedy methods of communication don’t necessarily guarantee that said... show more Our generation, sometimes referred to as Millennials, has entered unknown territory when it comes to methods of collecting information. Nowadays, social media has allowed the spread of information at a rate that has never been seen before.

But speedy methods of communication don’t necessarily guarantee that said information is actually being consumed. Some argue that this generation’s increased access to information results in teens being more informed than any group before them. But others insist that while young people are exposed to more information, they fail to accurately learn from it. So which side is correct?
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