Ever shared a headline without reading the whole article?
Only been given SOME of the facts in a social post?
Ever trust an “expert” who turns out to have bogus credentials?
Misinformation can be hard to spot — most of us don’t even know when we’ve fallen for it. But with a few simple tips and skills, together, we can make our online worlds safer.
The lack of understanding when it comes to the diversity within the Latino community, combined with the lack of commitment to provide equitable content moderation practices for Spanish speakers, has made the Latino community a target of hate and misinformation. We all have a collective responsibility to make our platforms safer. So take the time, hit pause, and analyze before sharing.
Hit Pause is a YouTube-owned educational channel with content that covers a range of misinformation topics, from how to spot misinformation, to how YouTube removes it. Through Hit Pause, YouTube has educated viewers in more than 70 countries on how to identify common manipulation tactics used to spread misinformation. These videos are available in 40 different languages. Click here to see the other available languages.