Paris terror attack: Hashtag #Parisburns shows up on Twitter in support of terrorists

Heavily armed New York City police officers stand guard across the street from the French consulate on New York's Fifth Ave., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Police in New York say they've deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city "out of an abundance of caution" in the wake of the attacks in Paris, France. A New York Police Department statement released Friday stressed police have "no indication that the attack has any nexus to New York City." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Heavily armed New York City police officers stand guard across the street from the French consulate on New York's Fifth Ave., Friday, Nov. 13, 2015. Police in New York say they've deployed extra units to crowded areas of the city "out of an abundance of caution" in the wake of the attacks in Paris, France. A New York Police Department statement released Friday stressed police have "no indication that the attack has any nexus to New York City." (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Credit: Mary Altaffer

Credit: Mary Altaffer

As many across the world turn to social  media to show support for the victims of the terror attacks in France, those who find a cause to celebrate the mass murder are being heard from, too.

A hashtag of the Arabic words “Paris Burns” has begun to show up in social media. The tweets posted with the hashtag are in support of ISIL and the events that happened in France on Friday. (ISIL has not been official linked to the terror attacks.)

#Parisburns first appeared in social media circles following  the January terror attack on Charlie Hebdo – a satirical newspaper located in Paris. The hashtag was co-opted then and turned  into a message of support for the people of France. The same thing began to happen late Friday: