Latest additions to Social media
The double-edged sword of social media
Over the past few years, social media has become a ubiquitous part of the lives of children and teens. Using various digital platforms is second nature for these so-called digital natives, be it for staying connected with friends, sharing opinions and interests, or keeping up-to-date with favorite celebrities.
Geolocation and social media: do you know the risks?
Geolocation: Are your kids telling the whole world where they are?
Can you spot fake news in the daily deluge of information? Can your children?
Fake news, in various forms, has been around as long as news itself. It’s a serious problem but there is also a light side. Have a look at this April Fool’s Day hoax from 1957. Think about this – a well-respected national broadcaster, in a more conservative time, used a serious current affairs show (Panorama) to play a joke on British citizens.