Liu Xiaobo is the top trending search term in the world right now. The Nobel Peace Prize winner who was jailed by the Chinese Government after writing a pro-democracy charter.
His lawyer Jared Genser has also tweeted about his heart break over Mr Liu's death.
Social media users were also tweeting their favourite quotes from the writer.
Social media presenter Shannon Redstall spoke to Eric Young.
Watch the video for the full interview.