Fake news

Helping children develop digital literacy and critical thinking is key to helping them make informed choices online about what they watch, share and take form the online world. See a range of resources, articles and guides to help you get up to speed on what fake news is and help your child spot it and deal with it.

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What are content farms and are they harmful?
With the popularisation of quick ‘hacks’ on various video-sharing and social media platforms, content farms have found a way to ...
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Talking to your kids about fake news
Among Us is a multiplayer game rated PEGI 7 that has become very popular with pre-teens in the UK. Get ...
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Stopping the spread of fake news on popular online platforms
Learn about the different ways that the most popular social networking platforms are working to stop the spread of fake ...
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Launch of our Fake News & Misinformation Advice hub
We are launching our new advice guide for parents on how to protect their children from online scaremongering and fake ...
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Cyber Aware Government campaign launches to help families stay secure online
As the country continues to rely on technology while in lockdown, the Government has launched a new resource to offer ...
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New parent guide to help kids tackle anxiety-inducing fake news during coronavirus pandemic
We are launching our new advice guide for parents on how to protect their children from online scaremongering and fake ...
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NHS takes action against coronavirus fake news online
As more young people take to social media to find love, expert Adrienne Katz explains how this is affecting vulnerable ...
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10 fun things to do this Easter
Angela Ellis from Good Things Foundation shares advice on how the Make It Click website can help families develop critical ...
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Tackling misinformation on Instagram
Following the successful publication of our Vulnerable Children in the Digital World report was launched, we have been working next ...