Skip to content
Education & Development
Author:
  • Video
  • 10 mins

Social media - fake news, filter bubbles and sharing wisely!

Updated Monday, 5th February 2018

Meet Frank and travel with him on his adventures through the (sometimes foggy) realms of social media. Explore sharing, filter bubbles and fake news- maybe you can learn from Frank's mistakes with the help of Josie Long.

Think before you tweet!

Oh dear Frank, you really should think more carefully before posting on social media - learn this valuable lesson at Frank's expense!

Transcript

Who reads what you write online?

Aunt Mabel, pals from the pub, your best friend's ex wife - who are you talking to when you post online?

Transcript

Filter bubbles and fake news

Have you ever noticed you only see opinions on social media that match your own? Maybe you are trapped in a filter bubble! And what is all this fake news we hear about in the... news...?

Transcript

More like this

Learning Design Vision Statement Tool activity icon

Education & Development 

Learning Design Vision Statement Tool

A reconceptualised and bi-lingual version of the original Learning Design Wordwheel for Mandarin speaking learning designers.

Activity
Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
All my own work activity icon

Education & Development 

All my own work

Plagiarism comes in all shapes and forms. Step into the shoes of a university student to learn the challenges and temptations facing her during her assignment, and help make it all her own work.

Activity
Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: © Elena Schweitzer | Dreamstime.com - Ten birthday candles
52 things you never knew about OpenLearn article icon

Education & Development 

52 things you never knew about OpenLearn

The Open University is 52 on 23rd April 2021, to coincide with the celebrations here are 52 surprising things about the OU's FREE online learning resources...​

Article
Copyrighted  image Icon Copyright: Dr Hilary Lindsay
Developing ways of thinking | Reflecting on theory and practice article icon

Education & Development 

Developing ways of thinking | Reflecting on theory and practice

Read through the following sections and consider how you might use the ideas to help you develop as a researching professional.

Article
 

Author

Ratings

Share

Related content (tags)

Copyright information

For further information, take a look at our frequently asked questions which may give you the support you need.

Have a question?