Here’s Proof That Social Media Isn’t A Total Trash Fire

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Sometimes you just need to look closely to see the light, bright side of social media. Photo by Rodio Kutsaev on Unsplash.

Recently, social media has seemingly been bringing out the worst in people. Like, Instagram users drove Star Wars actress Kelly Marie Tran to delete her account, while Twitter users drove 14-year-old Stranger Things actress Millie Bobby Brown to do the same because of demeaning comments.

But social media can still bring light into the darkness. Here are some posts that represent the light users can bring, when they choose to.

Advice

Here’s a little #WednesdayWisdom for you 😁😝😬 #smile https://instagram.com/p/BdyFAaqgnH4/

Posted by Katie Couric on Wednesday, January 10, 2018

New month checklist 📆✔ set a goal that's specific and measurable. write it down and get crystal clear on your WHY✔…

Posted by Kami Pentecost on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Positive Affirmations

Heartwarming Stories

Students start every morning off with handshakes and smiles

CUTEST THING YOU'LL SEE ALL DAY: Every morning, these kindergartners start their day by lining up and greeting one another — with handshakes, hugs and a smile. https://abcn.ws/2L5N3AD

Posted by ABC 7 Chicago on Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Dogs Being Reunited With Their Families

These families thought they'd never see their lost dogs again — until now ❤️❤️

Posted by The Dodo on Wednesday, May 30, 2018

This Pit Bull Made His Family Whole Again

When this family was going through the worst time, they decided they needed a pit bull in their lives. Today on Pittie Nation, watch how Beau helped them heal with his big, smiling face and an endless supply of pittie kisses 🐶❤️

Posted by Pittie Nation on Wednesday, April 25, 2018

After 4 decades, Army veteran receives high school diploma

While the crowd waited to see sons and daughters receive their high school diplomas, a son waited to see his father cross the stage to receive the diploma he put on hold 47 years ago in order to serve his country.

Posted by Humankind on Saturday, June 23, 2018

8-year-old boy helps elderly woman with walker up stairs

RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS: 8-year-old Maurice Adams, Jr. stopped to help an elderly woman up a flight of stairs. A bystander caught the selfless act on camera. https://abcn.ws/2IXLRCY

Posted by ABC 7 Chicago on Thursday, May 31, 2018

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