Organizations post remembrances on social media for 9/11

Americans have taken to Twitter and Facebook to share messages of mourning and resilience in memory of victims of the coordinated terrorist attacks that killed 2,996 people.

9/11 social media messages

It’s been 17 years since terrorists used airplanes to attack the United
States—but the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, are far from forgotten.

Many organizations took a moment to remember the heroes, victims and
survivors of the terrorist attacks that claimed lives in New York City,
Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C. The attacks killed almost 3,000 people
and injured over 6,000 others.

Twitter was a common channel for posting messages affirming American
ideals. Organizations including the National Men’s Soccer team posted
videos, and organizations such as NASA showed photos demonstrating
institutional tributes to the losses suffered that day.

Many saluted the brave responders who risked their lives:

Others tweeted out videos:

Many created patriotic images to share:

Many took time to remember what they did that day in 2001:

Others shared photos of the 9/11 Memorial in New York City:

Major League Baseball shared on Facebook footage from the 2001 postseason, part of which was played in New York:

Other sports teams also shared images:

Some asked for people to share their remembrances with a specific hashtag:

Others shared messages of hope for the future, and of resilience:

How are you remembering September 11?

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