Oh, those social media posts from your nearest and dearest — read them at your own risk. With Election Day just weeks away, people of all political leanings say they’re learning far too much about the political beliefs and attitudes of friends and relatives from online postings. According to the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, almost 40 percent of adults who go on social media sites say they’d made incorrect assumptions about their friends’ political opinions.
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