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Paris attacks: #PorteOuverte, #OccupyTerrasse, Twitter responses

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Just after the Paris attacks on Friday 13 November, the hashtag #PorteOuverte (open door) went viral on Twitter to help Parisians find a safe place to stay. And throughout the weekend, new hashtags were created in response to the attacks.

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On Friday 13 November just after the start of the attacks, Sylvain Lapoix created the hashtag #PorteOuverte.

The day after, on Saturday 14 November, #PrayforParis is created, rising various reactions among tweeters.

The hashtag #unebougiepourParis (a candle for Paris) invites Parisians to light up a candle on their balcony to pay tribute to victims.

#FluctuatNecMergitur - Paris' motto meaning "Tossed but not sunk" - becomes a resistance slogan.

On Sunday 15 November, Parisians post pictures of themselves using the hashtags #Jesuisenterrasse, #OccupyTerrasse.

 

 

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