Social media turns pink with respect for the King

Breaking News October 13, 2016 16:01

By The Nation

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Social media timelines have gone entirely pink since Wednesday night after the 38th Royal Household Bureau statement announced that the health condition of His Majesty the King was still unstable as the revered monarch was still suffering from falling blo



Thai social media users frequently express their best wishes and pay respect to the King using their social media statuses and timelines whenever a statement is released.
Since the announcement, many people have changed their profiles to display the wording "We love the King” on a pink background, with a template allowing them to change the word "we" to their own names.
People have created a lot of templates with many different names to let people choose their own profile photo and many more links for customised templates have been released.
Among the most commonly used templates feature pink-coloured pictures with the drawings and photos of the King and the words "Long Live the King" and “We love the King", which many have used for their Facebook profile photos.
In real time, people have been showing their eminent respect for the King through via their social media timelines, turning the Internet pink overnight.

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