Social media simulation builds news literacy skills
Pros: Lifelike news and social media feeds offer a safe, controlled environment.
Cons: There's not much in-game feedback on why choices are correct or incorrect.
Bottom Line: This is a great tool to kick off critical discussions about news and social media.
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