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Black Lives Matter organizers criticize Blackout Tuesday trend on Instagram

Why people are posting black squares on Instagram and why Black Lives Matter organizers want them to stop.

blackout tuesday - Recode
11:22am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Social media is going dark for Blackout Tuesday. Here's why the wrong hashtag can hurt Black Lives Matter.

What began as a movement for the music industry to respond to the death of George Floyd has now sparked a larger call to action.

blackout tuesday - CBS News
11:13am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

#BlackOutTuesday spreads across social media in protest against George Floyd killing | CBC News

Major broadcasters, music streaming companies and more are joining with celebrities and music labels in halting or altering their regular operations Tuesday to mark their solidarity with widespread U.S. and international protests against the killing of George…

blackout tuesday - CBC News
10:07am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Major Music Labels Pause Business for 'Blackout Tuesday' Protest

The music industry plans to turn off the music and hold a day to reflect and implement change in response to the death of George Floyd.

blackout tuesday - Breitbart News
9:03am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Tech companies mark Blackout Tuesday

Over the weekend, music industry execs Jamila Thomas and Brianna Agyemang called on fellow industry members to protest police violence against black people by pausing operations for the day. The pair created the site and hashtag #theshowmustbepaused, which sp…

blackout tuesday - TechCrunch
8:39am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Blackout Tuesday posts hide info with Black Lives Matter, BLM hashtags - Insider

As people share black squares on their Instagram feeds for Blackout Tuesday, critics say they are hiding resources on the Black Lives Matter pages.

blackout tuesday - Business Insider
8:05am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Blackout Tuesday posts hide info with Black Lives Matter, BLM hashtags - Insider

As people share black squares on their Instagram feeds for Blackout Tuesday, critics say they are hiding resources on the Black Lives Matter pages.

blackout tuesday - Business Insider (UK)
8:05am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Media firms, celebrities join #BlackOutTuesday protests

Streaming giant Spotify Technology said it would feature an 8 minute and 46 second long track of silence in select podcasts and playlists on Tuesday

blackout tuesday - The Globe And Mail
7:58am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Media firms, celebrities join BlackOut Tuesday protests

Major broadcasters, celebrities and music streaming companies including Apple Music and Spotify turned off or made changes to their services on Tuesday to mark their solidarity with protests against the killing of George Floyd.

blackout tuesday - Reuters
7:50am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

George Floyd: Sports stars join 'Blackout Tuesday'

Athletes and teams around the world show solidarity and join the protest against the death of George Floyd and racial discrimination.

blackout tuesday - BBC Sport
7:45am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

George Floyd protest live updates: 5 officers shot overnight; TikTok apologizes over glitches; #BlackOutTuesday

Four officers in St. Louis and one officer in Las Vegas were shot overnight. A second autopsy shows George Floyd suffocated. Latest protest news.

blackout tuesday - Google News
4:26am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Blackout Tuesday posts are drowning out vital information shared under the BLM hashtag

Users on social media have been sharing black screens as part of a Blackout Tuesday protests. But many are using the hashtags #BLM and #BlackLivesMatter, potentially obscuring vital information about protests and donations.

blackout tuesday - The Verge
3:21am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

TV, radio and music stars mark 'Blackout Tuesday'

Broadcasters and the music industry reflect on the death of George Floyd in police custody last week.

blackout tuesday - BBC News
2:45am PDT - June 2nd, 2020

Music industry leaders vow to pause business for a day in observation of Blackout Tuesday

The show will be paused. At least, that's the message coming from leaders and artists in the music business as part of a movement being referred to as Blackout Tuesday.

blackout tuesday - CNN
12:21pm PDT - June 1st, 2020

George Floyd: Music industry calls for 'blackout' over death

Record labels say they will not release new music this week, as musicians join protests in the US.

blackout tuesday - BBC News
2:12am PDT - June 1st, 2020

Kashmir internet blackouts thwart coronavirus fight

Experts say contact tracing, which helps track down infected people, cannot be carried out due to internet shutdowns.

blackout tuesday - Al Jazeera English
10:38pm PDT - May 19th, 2020

Tensions rise over local councils' role in Boy Scouts bankruptcy proceedings

The lawsuits come nearly four months after Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy, expected for months as a way to limit liability in abuse cases.

blackout tuesday - USA Today
10:54am PDT - May 6th, 2020

Indian troops kill top Kashmir rebel leader

Officials say government forces have killed a top rebel commander and his aide in Indian-controlled Kashmir and shut down cellphone and mobile internet services during subsequent anti-India protests

blackout tuesday - ABC News
5:12am PDT - May 6th, 2020