Social Media Responds to Trump Presidency with Total Blackout

Twitter and Instagram have gone dark.

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Donald Trump is president (opens in new tab) and while that is good news for some, plenty of people are deeply upset about what the country's future might look like with him at the helm. Staying vocal about your convictions (whatever they are) is so important, and social media is the largest platform there is to do so—which is why it's starting to go black. Read the below Tweet for a simple explanation:

#TwitterBlackout (which is also happening over on Instagram) is all about igniting a sense of unity instead of division, and tons of people have joined in—including quite a few celebrities.

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Remember, use your voice if you want to be heard.

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Mehera Bonner
Mehera Bonner

Mehera Bonner is a celebrity and entertainment news writer who enjoys Bravo and Antiques Roadshow with equal enthusiasm. She was previously entertainment editor at Marie Claire and has covered pop culture for over a decade.