The market for ownership rights to digital art, ephemera and media known as NFTs, is exploding. All NFTs, including the “Disaster Girl” meme Ms. Roth just sold, are stamped with a unique bit of digital code that marks their authenticity, and stored on the blockchain, a distributed ledger system that underlies Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.
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Digital literacy is about understanding that just because we want something to be true, it doesn't make it true.
We need to to teach ourselves and our young people to stop, think and check before sharing untruths on social media.
If she is not welcoming immigrants to Canada and Uruguay, Shubnum Khan is selling carpets in New York City, leading treks in Cambodia or looking for love in France.
Her face has been on a McDonald's advert in China and one for sedation dentistry in Virginia.
But the truth is, the South African author and artist has done none of these things.
Creative Commons provides an easy to use framework for adults and young people to make their own resources available to others in addition to helping them recognise resources they can adapt and repurpose themselves.
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