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Misinformation Guide: Children, Youth

Go back to the basic misinformation guide.

More and more, people are taking up the cause to protect our children from Social Media's influence, bad habits, and addiction.  Some of the key items for your use:

HelpGuide.org: This website provides a comprehensive overview of social media addiction, including its symptoms, causes, and effects. It also offers tips on how to overcome social media addiction and how to help someone who is struggling with it.

 

Verywell Mind: This website offers a variety of articles and resources on social media addiction, including information on how to recognize the signs of addiction, how to manage your social media use, and how to seek help if you need it.

 

The Center for Internet Addiction: This website provides research-based information on internet addiction, including social media addiction. It also offers a directory of treatment providers and support groups.

 

Smart Social Media Use: This website provides resources for parents, educators, and teens on how to use social media safely and responsibly. It also offers tips on how to prevent and address social media addiction and Cyberbullying Research Center

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Eval Sources

Guides to Evaluating News Sources

 

·    Rutgers University.  https://libguides.rutgers.edu/fake_news

·    Center for Media Engagement.  University of Texas, Austin

https://mediaengagement.org/research/news-site-analysis/
 

·    Cornell University.  Fake News Teaching Site.  https://guides.library.cornell.edu/evaluate_news/fakenews
 

·    Media Matters (www.mediamatters.org ). is another not-for-profit group that tracks media groups.  Started in 2004.  Monitors, analyzes, and corrects misinformation
 

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Young

Social Media Addiction.  It is critical for young and old to evaluate their use of Social Media in all its iterations.  See this guide which talks about addiction to social media.  https://www.lanierlawfirm.com/social-media-addiction/

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Knowledge Resources

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