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Facebook Shows Their Support For Marriage Equality With Rainbow Profile Pictures

on June 29, 2015 | Facebook | Comments (0)

On Friday June 26, the United States Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples can marry nationwide. The decision came with much public support and many companies around the world also came out in support of marriage equality and the legal recognition it has finally received.

Facebook have created a new tool which lets users update their profile picture to include a rainbow overlay, to show your support for marriage equality – #Pride #Lovewins.

You can update your Facebook profile photo with the new tool here: https://www.facebook.com/celebratepride

Mark Zuckerberg updated his own profile and had a number of supporting comments to add about this historic change:

 

Our country was founded on the promise that all people are created equal, and today we took another step towards…

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, June 26, 2015

 

Created with facebook.com/celebratepride

Posted by Mark Zuckerberg on Friday, June 26, 2015

Millions of people have already updated their profile, including celebrities such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ricky Martin, and Hillary Clinton to name a few.


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