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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.


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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