Over the weekend, a viral post flooded women’s Facebook inboxes urging them to participate in a “blackout” on Facebook. Women were asked to protest against domestic violence and spread awareness of the issue by replacing their profile pictures with a completely black image and leave the social media platform for 13 hours. This movement followed other feminist movements online such as, #MeToo movement and the more recent #WhyIDidntReport — campaigns encouraging women to share their personal experiences with sexual violence or reasons behind why they didn’t report their attackers. However, the weekend’s Facebook blackout differs from the other movements as it…

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