1. In the wake of Wednesday's attack on the Paris office of satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie — French for "I am Charlie" — was trending in France, Canada and the U.K., with more than 130,000 mentions on Twitter.
  2. The Twitter account for the American Embassy in Paris, @USEmbassyFrance, even changed its profile picture to the above image.
  3. Many journalists and free speech advocates used the hashtag to show solidarity with the staff of the publication, known for its irreverent cartoons with a wide range of targets, including radical Islam, Orthodox Jews, French politicians and Pope Benedict XVI.
  4. The magazine's editor, Stéphane Charbonnier, was among those killed Wednesday. He was also known by his cartoonist signature "Charb."
  5. Appropriately, many of Charlie Hebdo's front-page cartoons were posted to the hashtag, including this one with the title "Love is stronger than hate."
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