Facebook and Twitter images show support for Boston following marathon explosions

Through Facebook and Twitter, people from around the world showed support for the city of Boston and the bombing victims.
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I Stand with Boston

In the wake of Monday's tragedy at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, people took to social media to check in with friends and family and share photos and news updates. Several Facebook pages were created in memory of the victims and as communities where people could talk about the explosions. Twitter hashtags including #runforboston, #prayforboston and #thisisboston, among others, were created. Through these public and private Facebook pages and Twitter feeds, people from around the world showed support for the city of Boston and the bombing victims. Here are a few of those images.

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