- Facebook groups are popping up everywhere in order to spread awareness about what is going on.
- Individuals from all over the world are checking into Standing Rock in order to protest paramilitary interference against pray groups. http://www.snopes.com/facebook-check-in-at-standing-rock/
- The sheriffs department even commented back saying that the rumors were false, and they aren’t following check-ins.
“ In response to the latest rumor / false claim circulating on social media we have the following response:
The Morton County Sheriff’s Department is not and does not follow Facebook check-ins for the protest camp or any location. This claim / rumor is absolutely false.” — Morton County Sheriffs department
The pipeline would eventually stretch through 4 states.
Bernie Sanders is known to be involved with the protests, and is very active about it on Twitter and other social media forums, he’s even reached out saying that Pres. Obama needs to stop the pipeline.
Protest organizers could not be immediately reached for comment.