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New Facebook filter lets you show solidarity with Paris

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Following Friday's attacks in Paris that killed at least 120 people and injured hundreds more, Facebook has introduced a new photo filter to help you show your support for France.

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The social media site's new overlay lets users put a French flag over their existing profile picture, similar to the rainbow flag filter Facebook rolled out for pride month.

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Right now, Facebook has not introduced a link to change your picture, but there is a "Try it" button underneath friends' pictures that have already been filtered. For an example, see below.

After clicking the "Try it" button, you can adjust the look of your picture and also set when you want the filter to be taken off.

Paris has been a trending topic on across social media since the attacks happened on Friday.

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