If you were scrolling through social media on Tuesday, you would have noticed an abundance of blank black tiles in your feed, posted by celebrities, brands, and friends alike. Since Tuesday, there's been a big debate about whether this was actually harmful to the Black Lives Matter cause, blocking the live stream of information coming from the protesters in the streets.
Social media is a powerful source to spread information around the world but can be easily misunderstood if you don't take the time to research the latest trend, before jumping onto it yourself.
What was the real intent behind #BlackoutTuesday and who started it? Read our blog post (link in bio) to find out
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