Facebook, Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020 With Livestreaming Graduation Event

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address, and other celebrities will speak

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Facebook and Instagram are looking to ease the pain for students in the class of 2020 who are missing out on their graduation ceremonies due to the coronavirus pandemic, with the help of some serious star power.

Oprah Winfrey will deliver the commencement address during multihour livestreaming event #Graduation2020: Facebook and Instagram Celebrate the Class of 2020 Friday, May 15, at 11 a.m. PT/2 p.m. ET.

#Graduation2020 will broadcast on Facebook Watch and be available via the Facebook App page, with individual segments to be posted to the @instagram account on Instagram and to the social accounts of contributors.

Celebrities including Awkwafina, Simone Biles, Jennifer Garner and Lil Nas X will also speak, and Miley Cyrus will perform hit song “The Climb.”




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