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Facebook launches Digital Literacy Library

A progressive initiative by Facebook Social networking giant Facebook has launched "Digital Literacy Library" to help young people build skills they need to safely enjoy online technology.
Facebook launches Digital Literacy Library
  • The lessons can be found on Facebook’s Safety Center as well as on Berkman Klein’s Digital Literacy Resource Platform.

About the Digital Literacy Library:

  • The library is a resource for educators looking to address digital literacy and help these young people build the skills they need to safely enjoy digital technology.
  • It is a collection of lessons to help young people think critically and share thoughtfully online.
  • There are 18 interactive lessons and videos that have been developed in partnership with the Youth and Media team at Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University for educators of youth aged 11 to 18.
  • These lessons are in English language and Facebook is planning to launch these in additional 45 languages soon.
  • These lessons are divided into themes such as privacy and reputation, identity exploration, security, safety and well-being and can be downloaded for free.
  • They also represent voices of young people from diverse socio-economic backgrounds, ethnicities, geographies, and educational levels.

Question:

Q. What has social networking giant Facebook launched to help young people build skills they need to safely enjoy online technology?
a. Digital Learning Library
b. Digital Literacy Library
c. Digital Education Library
d. None of the above
Facebook launches Digital Literacy Library Facebook launches Digital Literacy Library Reviewed by Inderjeet Virdi on August 06, 2018 Rating: 5

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