Marginalized Communities’ Relationships with Social Media
Social media are powerful platforms that create echo chambers, especially for vaccine discourse. Each platform has its own strength and weakness but ultimately are meant to connect people and information.
Below is an analysis of the relationships black, indigenous, and people of color communities (BIPOC) have with social media, especially in terms of health information-seeking behavior.
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Compared with half of White users, approximately 7:10 Black, Hispanic and Asian users view social media as somewhat effective in changing people’s minds about political or social issues.