World leaders, citizens show solidarity after Paris attacks

Government officials and citizens across the globe spread information, offered assistance and stood in unity after terrorists attacked the French capital on Friday night.

How the world reacted to Europe’s deadliest attacks since the 2004 Madrid bombings was captured on social media.

Tweets of sympathy, solidarity and news, as well as reactions from world leaders filled Twitter and Facebook feeds after eight terrorists opened fire and detonated suicide belts in locations throughout Paris Friday night, killing at least 127 people and injuring roughly 200 more.

Facebook customized its safety check feature to let users know whether their friends and loved ones in Paris were safe. The social network asks users, “Are you in the affected area?” and allows people to answer, “Yes, let my friends know.”

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