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Social Media and the Law (KS3)

According to Ofcom just over half of social media users aged 16-24 think they spend too much time using social media apps or sites, but do they understand their legal rights and responsibilities when posting?

Overview

Students explore the law in relation to social media posts, the types of offences that people are committing (whether knowingly or not) and the consequences of committing these offences. The lesson concludes by asking students to consider if the current laws and sentences are fair or not. Please note: The topics covered during this lesson…

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