What is Fake News?

Find out more below and in the attached guide at the bottom of the page.



"Fake news" is where false information is presented as genuine news. Recently, misleading images and footages about the Russian invasion of Ukraine have been shared on social media. These could be a worry for your child.  Extremists also use fake news and disinformation to influence people.

Help your child spot fake news with the tips in this fact sheet.