Using social media to battle bad behavior in national parks

June 12, 2017

 

The use of social media has had profound impacts on the social life of millions of people. Scroll through your Facebook page and count the number of selfies taken during vacations to foreign countries, at the beach, or hiking in national parks. The issue occasionally gets out of hand, as tourists pose in dangerous locations to get that ultimate shot, get to close to wild animals to document their love of wildlife, and take naked selfies in public places that perhaps would be best viewed as more respectful spots. But social media is not a one-way street, and some are using it to combat through shaming those who self-document their disrespectful and even illegal activities in national parks.

 

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Dear Tourists: This National Park’s Neighbors Have Taken to Instagram to Change Your Ways

By Chris Clarke

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