Social media companies are beginning to acknowledge their role in spreading fake news and hoaxes.
Facebook continues to address broader concerns about the spread of fake news and hoaxes. This article by The Guardian's Alex Hern goes into detail about how Facebook changed their advertising rules in the wake of controversy.
Curriculum and syllabus links
NSW Syllabus outcomes
Australian Curriculum content descriptions
Digital Technologies S3
- ACTDIP022 Plan, create and communicate ideas and information, including collaboratively online, applying agreed ethical, social and technical protocols
Digital Technologies S4
- ACTDIP032 Plan and manage projects that create and communicate ideas and information collaboratively online, taking safety and social contexts into account
Digital Technologies S5
- ACTDIP043 Create interactive solutions for sharing ideas and information online, taking into account safety, social contexts and legal responsibilities