Nobody seems to understand why individuals started using #BlackOutDay to post the black squares, or when the #blacklivesmatter hashtag got added on. "My Instagram feed today is simply a wall of white people posting black screens," the author Jeanna Kadlec tweeted.
Still, many have actually criticized the act of posting the black squares at all.
" Join us on Tuesday, June 2, as a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community." "like ... that isn't muting yourself, babe, that's actually kind of the opposite!" Activists have likewise expressed concern at the speed at which the black squares overtook the #blacklivesmatter hashtag - the black lives matter movement timeline.