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How To Show Support For Paris: Facebook Offers French Flag Filter For Profile Pics

  • by: Alan Duke
  • (Sat, 14 Nov 2015 21:57:43 Z)

The sudden proliferation of Facebook friends' profile pics with a french flag over them is the result of the social net's addition of an easy-to-use tool.

It takes just a minute to apply and you can set a timer to remove it in an hour, a day, next week or never.

We stand together. #JeSuisParis

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Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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