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Social Media and the Law (KS4)

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 these offences. Finally, students analyse the advantages and disadvantages of freedom of expression on social medial. Please note: The topics covered during this lesson are of a sensitive nature....
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