The tech companies of Silicon Valley have always been progressive, and on Friday, as the Supreme Court ruled that the Constitution guaranteed gay couples the right to marry, their LGBT pride was on full display.
Tech companies and executives alike are chiming in with their own sentiments.
A historic moment and step forward for equality in America. #LoveWins— Satya Nadella (@satyanadella) June 26, 2015
Today marks a victory for equality, perseverance and love.— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 26, 2015
“The people who are crazy enough to think they can change the world are the ones who do.”— Tim Cook (@tim_cook) June 26, 2015
Today is a good day.— Slack (@SlackHQ) June 26, 2015
Many tech outlets are also changing their Twitter avatars.
Google was also quick to acknowledge that the company was #ProudtoLove, rewarding anyone searching for various gay-marriage-related terms with a beautiful header image.
Snapchat quickly made new filters available for the momentous occasion.
Uber armed its app’s car icons with rainbow trails.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used it to update his page’s profile photo and expressed happiness over the news, but noted that there’s still a lot to be done.
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