Twitter pays tribute to John F. Kennedy

On the 48th anniversary of his assination, President John F. Kennedy was memoralized across social media platforms


Justin Franz


Published Nov 22, 2011   Updated Jun 3, 2021, 1:04 am CDT

Forty-eight years after President. John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, Twitter paid tribute his iconic status in American history.

Beginning early Tuesday morning, #JFK was mentioned more than 2,000 times on the microblogging site, according to Topsy. While most people offered quotes, others promoted conspiracy theories decades after that fateful day.

The Daily Dot compiled some of the more memorable tweets and videos making the rounds.

Photo by Franco Folini

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*First Published: Nov 22, 2011, 4:07 pm CST