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From Google, Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook to famous clothing brands and major Fortune 500 companies – there’s been a collective explosion of bold symbolic images, videos and direct verbal statements popping up all over the Internet showing incredible support for the June 26th U.S. Supreme Court’s (SCOTUS) ruling for the nationwide legalization of Same-Sex Marriage. Here are just a few examples of how the Internet and the Nation have become a bit more colorful since the historic ruling:


If you Goggle “Gay Marriage” today, your page will look something similar to the one below. Besides the rainbow heart and colorful unified people holding hands, you’ll get the latest news about SCOTUS’s landmark decision:

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Photo: Screenshot/Sambursky


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Photo: Facebook Screenshot/Sambursky

By now, you’ve probably seen at least one of your Facebook friend’s picture with a rainbow filter covering it. Facebook added this Celebrate Pride filter feature for users to apply to their profile pic to show support of the SCOTUS ruling. So far, more than 26 Million users have added the colorful filter to date. But can a small act like this truly influence people’s perception on social issues such as same-sex marriage? So far, a picture is worth a thousand words – well, in this case – 26 million. Stay tuned.


Twitter added a rainbow heart to anyone using President Obama’s #Lovewins hashtag to show support of the same-sex marriage ruling. This historic tweet was accompanied by the famous illuminated White House pic:

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Photo: Twitter Screenshot/Sambursky



Photo: Huffington Post

The Huffington Post stated Instagram’s support (photo above) of the same-sex marriage ruling, “Today, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down a landmark decision invalidating the Defense of Marriage Act, a law barring the federal government from recognizing same-sex marriage. The historic occasion is being documented on Instagram by the thousands of people who turned out in front of the Supreme Court—some even camping through the night—to hear the decision, which was announced shortly after 10 a.m. ET.”


YouTube released this celebratory #Proudtolove video. It pretty much says it all.



Here are other historic images and statements posted by some of the biggest businesses in the world showing their support of the June 26th SCOTUS Gay Marriage Ruling:



Photo: Visa/Twitter














Johnson & Johnson:


Photo: Huffington Post



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Photo: Target/Twitter


Levi Jeans:


Photo: LeviStrauss Jeans

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