UN Women's Brazil office weighed in and issued an official request to the government of Rio, stating that "gender perspective should be integral in the investigation, prosecution, and trial of such cases."
Some activist pages opted to share ways people can contribute to the investigation:
And some people focused on the attitude of the attacker that posted the video to Twitter and the men who flooded his tweet with misogynistic comments before it was taken down:
Though there were some people who tried to find some justification for what the girl's rapists did, others were having none of it:
This round-up of people from around the world victim-blaming the girl racked up more than 40,000 shares:
Videos about the case also soon began popping up. One of the most viral videos on Brazilian Facebook was this from a Brazilian woman named Maynara talking about the case in English: