In spite of data privacy issues, Facebook remains an important tool for Native Americans

Nate Hegyi Apr 11, 2018
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In spite of data privacy issues, Facebook remains an important tool for Native Americans

Nate Hegyi Apr 11, 2018
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Facebook is facing increasing scrutiny over the amount of user data it both collects and shares with third parties. But despite the concerns around data privacy, social media platforms like Facebook are vital to Native Americans for a number of reasons. Facebook has helped people on reservations keep track of dangerous water shortages, road-closing blizzards, bad floods and has helped activists organize social movements. 

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