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Facebook Cartoon Profile Picture Week Trend Raising Child Abuse Awareness

A cast of cartoon characters is sweeping Facebook this week. A trend begun on December 1, 2010, in Greece and Cyprus has quickly invaded the world's largest social network for a great cause. The meme has no affiliation with any civic group but is spreading across the Internet. Facebook users have swiped their favorite cartoon characters and switched their typical profile pictures, to increase awareness regarding violence and abuse against children.

A message stating "Change your Facebook profile picture of a cartoon of your childhood and invite your friends to do the same. Until Monday (December 6, 2010), there should not be any human faces on Facebook, but an invasion of memories. It is to raise awareness for violence against children."

The trend is also a great way to remember your childhood!

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