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beyonce time travels to china to eat dumplings: your daily distraction... you're welcome

beyonce time travels to china to eat dumplings: your daily distraction... you're welcome
By Truly Social Inc. • Issue #279 • View online

“It must suck being Mark Zuckerberg and having to watch millions of people make memes about you on a platform you created.” 
- Reddit user, bkrem_
Social: Weibo Bans "Homosexual" Content... But Not For Long
Chinese social media giant, Weibo banned LGTBQ content and caused a huge backlash. Following this, protests began and the hashtag #iamgay also started to trend. As per usual, the censors stepped in and hit that hashtag with the ban-hammer, too. Normally, this is where the story ends. However, this time, Weibo shortly announced that it is “no longer targeting gay content” in response to the hashtag. Not only is this a massive (and rare) victory against state-sponsored censorship, it’s a powerful display of the voice of the Chinese LGBTQ community. Giving a platform to marginalized communities is EXACTLY what social is about.
It's a step in the right direction.
It's a step in the right direction.
Viral: #Beychella
Apparently, somebody called Beyonce headlined Coachella nobody noticed. Oh, wait! We got that wrong. The internet collectively lost its mind. Beyonce is the first woman of colour to headline Coachella. In just under 2 hours, #QueenBae reunited with Destiny’s Child, danced with her sister Solange, and sang with her husband, Jay-Z. There are Olympic marathon runners who couldn’t even do that. The nail polish mystery and memes aside, it was an utterly mesmerizing performance. 
Majestic AF.
Majestic AF.
Twitter: Time Flies
If today’s Daily Distraction isn’t uplifting enough for you, take a seat because you’re about to take a ride on the “aww” train. Storytime: It’s April 14th, 1983 and Twitter user, Aaron Brown poses for a beautiful picture in the snow with his dad. 35 years to the exact date and little Aaron is not so little anymore. He keeps the tradition going with his own son and becomes a viral sensation in the process. Who’s chopping onions in the Truly Social HQ today? We’re not crying… Y0u are!
We love taking a Pikach-ur family snaps.
We love taking a Pikach-ur family snaps.
Viral: Internet Falls In Love With Dumpling
If you’re not all aww-ed out by now… we’re not done with you yet! Also gaining traction online is this adorable little dumpling filled with cuteness. Pixar’s Bao is a short movie that will be opening ahead of Incredibles 2 on June 15. It’s so cute we could just eat it up… wait.
How cute can a dumpling be- OH MY GOD.
How cute can a dumpling be- OH MY GOD.
Have a great National Wear Your Pyjamas to Work Day from all of us here at Truly Social!
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