Fake News


Learn about the risks of fake news and find out how to spot hoaxes and misinformation.


Fake news is inaccurate or false information spread online by either news services or via social media. Find out more information here.


Get expert tips to support children from Internet Matters. Learn about fake news and how to protect your child.


Not everything we see online is truthful, but it can be hard to tell the difference between fact and fiction.

To help, Childnet have put together a few quick tips for young people to help them distinguish between the two when reading articles online: