Don’t Fall For Fakes

Don't Fall For Fakes

Google came up with “The Code of Internet Awesome” which includes . . .

  • Share With Care
  • Don’t Fall For Fakes
  • Keep it Safe
  • It’s Cool to be Kind


Five Minutes of Dig Cit:

” Last week you created a “Share with Care’ list.  This week is about ‘Don’t Fall for Fakes”, which means fake people.  Talk to your students about (the list below is from the Code of Internet Awesome page.)

  • If statements about “winning” or getting something for “free” feel too good to be true, they most likely are.
  • Fair exchanges shouldn’t involve giving away any personal information.
  • Always think critically before acting online and learn to trust your intuition. Be on guard for phishing attempts—efforts to steal information like login or account details by pretending to be a trusted contact in an email, text, or other online communication.