Sometimes, Instagram is shocked by exciting news or celebrities scandals. Sadly, sometimes bad news shake the platform. This time, was the Manchester attack that took the life of at least 22 innocent persons. More than 59 injured people, including children. The terrible attack took place after Ariana Grande’s show in Manchester Arena.
An unexpected place with zero people involved in political problems was the scene. Of course, the entire world felt vulnerable and sad immediately. Seconds after the news, all kind of supporting messages showed up. The Instagram community seems now ready for this kind of bad news. Regrettably, it’s often happening, and they know how to react. Therefore, we show how some people reacts to the events if you need inspiration or something to relieve your feelings.
TIME got it if you missed it
The famous magazine is always first when it comes to reporting news on Social Media. On the next video, you will see some of the next minutes after the incident. Also, there is a few important data on the caption and first police declarations. It’s impossible to imagine the pain of this tragedy. But, it’s always good to know first-hand information from trustful sources.
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At least 19 people were killed and another 50 injured in a reported explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England on Monday night. Greater Manchester Police said they received reports of an explosion at the Manchester Arena just before 10:35 p.m. Police are treating the incident as a possible terrorist attack. Read more on TIME.com.
Black heart shape
Ever since a terror attack occurs, icons and art shows up to support. So far, the most representative on the platform is this one below. The Black heart shape with also blacked UK flag. In this case, the famous hairstylist, Jen Atkin posted it on her profile. It’s easy to understand, tho. Black is the reference color for grieving. Besides, the flag in this shape tell her heart is also broken and joining the UK pain.
UK heart flag
The famous Vogue Japan editor, Anna Dello Russo, showed support. The fashion icon always posts when something like this happens. Therefore, this wasn’t the exception. Dello Russo picked a UK flag in a heart shape. Certainly, sending love to the world is the central message. Although the UK was the target, people emphasizes in the fact of how love is the remedy for violence.
Even though Phill Collin’s daughter is part American and part British, she was hurt. Lily Collins said that her heart is entirely in England now. Thus, she posted this piece of what seems to be a destroyed rose. That powerful image is not hers but, she made a perfect use of it. It represents how fragile is beauty and how easy is to damage.
There goes another soul
The simpler, the better. Since a few months ago we saw a particular kind of drawing became very popular. The hand-made drawings are very attractive now. This time, a simple shape of a person, a winged heart with “Manchester” inside caused sensibility. By now, you should know this occurred in the most particular environment. So, no surprises why the support images show the innocent souls lost.
A terrible coincidence
As the owner of the profile that posted the picture said: “A concert should bring joy and happiness.” But, it seems like those happy moments and places are now terror’s favorites. Sadly, these people went to see their favorite artist. No one would’ve ever imagined that a tragedy would be the last song. It was a shock for everybody, including the artist. Although, there’s a lot to do yet. Like this account, many are serving for help.
The now constant “Pray for”
We know, it’s sorrowful to see this phrase more consistently. It seemed like yesterday when all this wave of terror started to be more frequent. Now, people is not only worried about when will be the next but also where. Every time, the terrorists attack in more unexpected places. This time, UK flag was the one that had to say goodbye to innocent souls. Immediately, everybody started to post “Pray for Manchester.” What could be a one time phrase, now is a constant template.
The world suffers
Although many people rather use the favorite images, others don’t. People express pain in many ways. Also, artists shared pieces of art in protest. Like this picture, with a simple drawing and message. As we said before, everybody is alert now. Honestly, the world is getting worse and affected by hate. Thence, messages like this are perfect to wake up our minds and hearts.
Same good, same old
What’s good, is eternal. As a prime example, this, Picasso’s bird of peace. A worldwide note, so powerful that’s what we think when we hear the word “peace.” Even when peace is only one of many things the world needs. This piece of art is perfect for the occasion. Sharing it and spread the message seems just perfect. Ultimately, there’s no need of many words when it comes to fixing the world. It’s a matter of facts and good will.
When a terror attack happens, the entire world feels pain. Regardless of if it is going on in your city or the other side of the planet. Everybody feels the sorrow and indignation. Therefore, artists, who are sensitive per se, express the sadness through their work. Here’s a delicate sample of what an artist posted after the news. It seems like the future is getting harder. It’s time to stop crying our fallen roses and let them grow instead.
UK people is in pain
While the world was celebrating life, UK was watching dead. The entire nation is resentful for the attacks. Even her Majesty, The Queen, expressed recently about what happened. She said, in her words, that she could speak in the name of every British when she says this was a depressing day. Therefore, it’s not a surprise that famous British people like the fashion designer, Stella McCartney joined the prayers.
Show your support too, and share the news or a positive message. We showed you how famous people do. But, there’s no need for you to be famous if you want to give the world. As you know, stopping the hate around us is everybody’s work. Use Instagram wisely for this kind of conflicts too.