Global agencies share employee safety on Twitter after Brussels attacks

While hashtags immediately popped up in support of Brussels, agencies with offices in the city used Twitter to let the outside world know staffers were safe.

Following the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday morning, world leaders, companies, and celebrities flooded Twitter with signs of support. Hashtags such as #JeSuisBruxelles and #PrayForBelgium popped up in solidarity.

The attacks killed 34 people and wounded more than 200, according to media reports.

Many global PR firms took to the platform to let colleagues and members of the public know their staffers were OK.

World leaders from both sides of the Atlantic also expressed outrage at the attacks.

Transportation industry accounts, including the airport where one of the attacks took place, also spread information via the platform.

Scores of celebrities showed solidarity with the victims of the attacks on Tuesday.

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