Facebook launches youth safety guide in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut – CBC

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Facebook launches youth safety guide in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 4, 2015286 Views

Think Before You Share responds to language component of TRC recommendations, says Kevin Chan

Nov 04, 2015

Facebook Canada and Media Smarts, Canada’s centre for digital and media literacy, launched a resource guide today for youth in Cree, Ojibway and Inuktitut languages at the opening of the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation.

The guide was originally developed in English in 2013. It offers teens advice about sharing and making good decisions online.

“The recommendations coming out of the TRC looked at things like language revitalization. And so we are just really pleased that we are able to do our part, our little part to make things accessible to First Nations [and Inuit] communities,” said Kevin Chan, Head of Public Policy for Facebook Canada.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/facebook-launches-youth-safety-guide-in-cree-ojibway-and-inuktitut-1.3302828

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