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Twitter blackout protests Trump victory

Twitter goes dark.


Audra Schroeder


Posted on Nov 9, 2016   Updated on May 25, 2021, 3:06 pm CDT

Social media was flooded with mixed emotions post-election, and on Twitter and Facebook, many people decided to protest the result by changing their profile photos and layouts to black. 

It’s a #TwitterBlackout

Celebs like Katy Perry, a high-profile Hillary Clinton supporter, changed theirs too.

Elsewhere, celebs like Lady Gaga protested IRL.

#NotMyPresident is also trending. 

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*First Published: Nov 9, 2016, 3:00 pm CST