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Minnesota 2.0: Facebook gives researchers insight into young immigrants

Minnesota2.0.jpg"Minnesota 2.0," a new digital archive created by the U of M's Immigration History Research Center, used Facebook to examine how first and second generation immigrants deal with the challenges they face in everyday life. Center director Donna Gabaccia says the conversational nature of social media makes "Minnesota 2.0" a unique historical snapshot of young immigrant life in the 21st century.

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