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What Does a Red Profile Picture Mean on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter?

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Red color is usually associated with blood and Marxists or Communists. We can see the use of red colour on many places. However, it made highlights after many profile pictures turned red. Many social media channels posed the red colour profiles.

Aleppo which was once the financial capital of Syria, was gripped by the fierce war.  The country has suffered war for many years. The activities called on people to turn their profile pictures to red to raise awareness with Syrian people.

The hashtag #‎MakeFacebookRed came to surface to urge people to change their profile into red image to highlight the crisis in Syria especially Aleppo. However, the move spread to other social media platforms as well.

Campaign on Twitter

The campaign was not limited to Facebook, it spread to other social media channels as well. Many Twitter users started changing their profile pictures to red after this trend. Two hashtags were launched in Arabic and English to show solidarity with the people of Aleppo. You can see more by searching #حلب_تحترق /#AleppoIsBurning on Twitter/.

In the past some months, pictures have gone red due to Indian violence in Kashmir. Many people changed profile red to show solidarity with Kashmiris.

Profile Picture Turned Red on Instagram? What does it Mean?

Many people changed their Instagram profile pictures to red to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir, Aleppo and Palestine. These are some of the most common reasons why you may see red profile pictures on Instagram. However, there are many other causes for which people make their profile pic red.

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What Does a Pink Circle on Instagram Mean?

You may have noticed a orange and pink circle around the profile picture, it means the user has added a new post and it is not visible. However, keep in mind that a rainbow circle is added around an Instagram story.

What is a Red Circle Mean on Instagram?

You can see a red empty circle around the profile pic or next to his name if someone has posted a story and you have not watched it. The circle will turn orange if you have watched the story.

Why People Posted Red Dots on Facebook?

A page called Stand with Kashmir changed it dp to red dot. It asked its users to do the same to show solidarity with the people of Kashmir. The message given by the red dot is “Red is the color of our blood”.

What Is Red Dot or Circle Mean on Facebook?

If a red dot or circle appears on Facebook, it means something new has posted on Facebook. It may appear on places where you may not like it. So, it depends on what you do with it.

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