Je Suis Charlie

Jan 9 • Culture, Social Media • 2017 Views

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French citizens have flooded social media to grieve and support Charlie Hebdo, the satirical French magazine that was attacked by terrorists Wednesday, leaving 12 dead. With the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie, which translates to “I am Charlie,” people around the world have joined in this conversation, proving once again how people of all ages, cultures and religions can come together on social media to show solidarity in the face of senseless violence.

 

Hashtag #JeSuisCharlie received 3.6 million Tweets in the last few days, according to Topsy. Here are some poignant statements and cartoons from the Twitterverse:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

top photo by Gwenael Piaser via flickr.com

 

 

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