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French Flag: Change your profile picture to support Paris Victims

The world was struck by the sudden terrorist attacks in Paris, France last Friday. In just one night, hundreds of innocent civilians were left lifeless and wounded after armed men fired guns and bombs in seven crowded areas in Paris. As France turned its lights off, mourning, and still trying to recover from the tragic event, the world mourns with them. Indeed, Paris victims are not alone in their fought for justice against the inhumane massive killing.

Governments, charities and citizens from different countries around the globe are hand in hand in showing support to the French government and the victims through a lot of ways. Governments and charities are willing to donate funds and send goods to the needy victims. People, as well, support through prayers and conduct vigils as a way of expressing their call for justice. You might also be one of the billions of individuals, far away from France, who would want to show support whichever way possible. Well, here’s one simple thing you could do to express your support and concern for the Paris victims.

In the social networking site, Facebook, which is used almost by everyone around the globe, you could your profile photo filtered with the colors of the French flag. According to News.Com Below are the instructions on how change your profile photo’s filter:

  1. Log in to your Facebook account.
  2. On your Newsfeed, find someone who’s profile photo is already superimposed with red, white and blue stripes.
  3. Click the “Try It” button on the bottom right portion of your friend’s profile photo.
  4. You can then choose how long you’ll have your profile photo filtered with the French Flag.
  5. Click “Use as Profile Picture”.


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Though following these five simple steps, you will be able to show your support to the Paris victims and the French government, together with people of different nationalities around the world, including famous hollywood celebrities such as Ellen Degeneres, Jared Leto, and even the Backstreet Boys. Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas and Ronaldinho Gaucho who are three of the Top Celebrities in Facebook, reported by Fan Page List , also had their profile pictures washed with red, white and blue.


Indeed, Mark Zuckerberg’s idea of using facebook is a medium of such support for the Paris victims. Being the creator of the said social media, Zuckerberg has observed that during cataclysmic times, people from different places has been using Facebook as a way to connect with their friends and relatives, making sure they are safe, reported Express UK.


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