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Ways to Celebrate Pride Across Social Media

Post submitted with contributions from HRC Digital Media Intern Grace Smith

With only ten days left of National LGBTQ Pride Month, it’s not too celebrate #Pride2017 on social media. In honor of pride, several social media platforms have released new ways to participate in the celebration through various hashtags, effects and more. Check out HRC’s guide on some of the best ways to get involved and show your support.

Filters and Frames

Facebook and Instagram have added new rainbow frames as well as stickers, effects and rainbow paint brushes to liven up your photos with various rainbow accessories. Snapchat has a new rainbow brush as well as many stickers and filters. In the Facebook camera, you can try even try on different masks.

Additionally, HRC has a special Facebook profile frame that is a limited-time offer for our Summer of Action.

Hashtags

Use the hashtags #PrideIsHappening, #Pride2017 and #LoveIsLove in one of fifteen languages to unlock special Pride emojis on Twitter. When you use those hashtags within your broadcast title, you can unlock a custom Periscope heart. Tumblr launched its #TumblrPride campaign and is encouraging users to share their stories and participate in 30 days of learning and growth.

Monuments

Follow the #KindComments Movement on Instagram updates to check out walls in major cities across America turning rainbow for Pride month.

Action

By liking the LGBTQ Facebook page, you can use the new rainbow reaction on Facebook to show pride in your posts and responses.

Search “Pride” on Pinterest to unlock rainbow searches. special guides to Pride this month, and Pride collections.