Disruption Timeline

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  • #NoEraPenal 2014

    #NoEraPenal 2014
    Mexican soccer diehards won’t forget the play that brought them great sadness, but laughter too, during the 2014 World Cup. All over twitter this hashtag was shared to show support over a poor penalty call this caused them the loss of the game and chance of the World Cup title in the last 4 minutes of the game. Memes were created rapidly, strong articles studying the penalty and arguing it, even the President of Mexico commented it during a speech, & 5 years later it still hasn't been forgotten.
  • #LoveWins 2015

    #LoveWins 2015
    In a historic 5-4 ruling on June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court found bans on marriage equality to be unconstitutional. This success came from the uproar online where this hashtag stemmed from, and most of all the work of all the individuals who pushed this attention to the right people. There are still issues with everyone being comfortable, safe, and accepted with their love. But no one can say it's illegal to love who they want to love.
  • #BlackLivesMatter 2016

    #BlackLivesMatter 2016
  • #MAGA 2016

    #MAGA 2016
    This hashtag is most commonly associated with Donald Trump. His campaign slogan and current presidential slogan is "Make America Great Again" given the abbreviated hashtag. Trump expressed his specific ideas for how he would change the United States; which he believed would make the country great again. This allowed his supports to show support merely by reposting this phrase, whereas other would argue that America is already great without him and his ideas.
  • #TakeAKnee 2017

    #TakeAKnee 2017
    This hashtag was used to support NFL players who, before their games would kneel during the national anthem. The movement was started by Colin Kaepernick in August 2016 in protest over racial injustice. At the time, he said "Police brutality is a huge thing that needs to be addressed. There are a lot of issues that need to be talked about and need to be brought to life." However, many fans believed the sports star was disrespecting the country and those who fought for it.