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Sorry Guys! This #BlackTwitter trend is not what you think

Its been a day or Two, hashtag #BlackTwitter has been trending on Top in Pakistan.

But sorry to say people without even realizing what was that all about, jumped into the bandwagon, thinking it was something just like the other trending hashtag that withdrew everyone’s attention on Twitter, the #BlueTwitter.

What this #BlackTwitter is all about? Actually it is a cultural identity consisting of Black Twitter users from the United States on the Twitter social network focused on issues of interest to the black community, particularly in the US.

People use it as a network of culturally connected communicators using the platform to draw attention to issues of concern to black communities. It is a complex thing being influential at the same time, and far more meaningful than the sum of its social justice-driven hashtags

However, in our part of the world, people took it as something related to cool black color-related things, it is not a hashtag to flaunt pictures in black dresses.

Here have a look what our folks have been up to with this #BlackTwitter trend:




Saman Siddiqui

Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.

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