Image: Mashable composite Get ready to see a whole lot of color in your Facebook News Feed. Facebook added a tool that lets users superimpose a rainbow over their profile pictures on Friday, after the the U.S. Supreme Court struck down gay marriage bans as unconstitutional in a 5-4 ruling. Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land in all 50 states.
The social network set up a Celebrate Pride page that lets members easily turn their boring profile pictures into ones that celebrate the historic ruling.
After visiting the Celebrate Pride page, you’ll see a preview of what your profile picture would look like with a rainbow filter. Clicking the “use as profile picture” button will automatically add the feature to your existing profile photo.
While users have uploaded rainbow flags as their avatars in the past to mark same-sex marriage legalizations in various states, this is the first time Facebook rolled out a tool of its own. Read more…