What are deep fakes?
Trust and Critical Reasoning Deep fakes are fake videos of a person (often a celebrity or famous person) doing or saying things that they never actually did. They are made by special software that can use real photos/videos of a person to put them into a video of another person. Sometimes you can spot a […]
What is fake news?
Trust and Critical Reasoning Fake news is when someone makes up a false story about someone/something then shares it with others online. Lots of people believe it and share it with other people. Fake news can be tricky to spot. Sometimes, it includes real facts as well as false information. Some people spend a lot […]
Why isn’t everything online true?
Trust and Critical Reasoning Most online content has been created or shared by humans rather than computers. While information might be factual, it can also include opinions, mistakes and lies! Social media provide great opportunities for everyone to express their views. But this doesn’t mean people say things that are true. You may see and […]