Cyber safety: Social media hacks and hoaxes

Learn how to stay safe and sane when using social media in this free 1-hour interactive talk

Social media is now a big part of our lives. But are you aware of how your feeds could be influencing your beliefs, your decision-making, and even your health?

More and more, social media is being used as a tool of manipulation, affecting us in ways we don’t realise.

Discover the truth about fake influencers, ‘deep fake’ imagery and the massive farming of personal information for uses we can’t control. Learn how more insidious forms of manipulation filters the information that gets into social feeds to mask core issues or influence your purchases. Find out how to be safe, retain your sanity, and minimise the negative impact of social media on you and your family.

This free 1-hour interactive session includes time for questions and access to new resources to help you stay safe online. This is a highly relevant session for adults and parents in all walks of life who use the internet and social media.

Places are limited for this free event so bookings are recommended.

Dr Joanne Orlando
As a leading international expert on family and digital lifestyles, Joanne offers fresh perspectives and solutions on our digital lives. She’s a regular TV and radio presenter offering expert advice on the technology practices of adults and kids. Joanne is known for introducing new terms like ‘Sharenting,’ the implications of parents sharing images of their kids online and ‘Finsta’, Fake Instagram accounts. She is currently working on her third parenting book and also hosts online and face-to-face digital-parenting seminars and courses.

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When

Wednesday 20 November 2019 from 1pm to 2pm

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