Sep 21, 2020
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Small actions can have large impact when it comes to remembering the legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
Facebook's mobile application is displaying on Monday a logo inspired by the late justice, complete with a gavel, a heart and her signature collar.
The logo seems to only be displaying on the mobile version of the social network, coinciding with the pop-up effort from the company to drive voter registration.
The tech giant said its ballot-box push has surpassed the 2 million new voter registrations from Facebook, Instagram and Messenger users.
Facebook's mobile application logo on Sept. 21, 2020.
Whether the change is a political message is in the eye of the beholder. Twitter user @TheKevinRFoley said, "Shame on you Facebook" for displaying a political leaning, while @JustinoBrooks said, "Love today's Facebook logo."
Facebook did not immediately respond to USA TODAY's request for comment.
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Ginsburg, 87, died late Friday following a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Her death creates a vacancy on the high court that President Donald Trump vowed over the weekend to fill with another woman.
Republicans are expected to move quickly in announcing a replacement for Ginsburg's seat before the 2020 presidential election. Both parties have pledged to make the future of the high court a major campaign issue.
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