Twitter blackout protests Trump victory

Twitter bird outline on black

Illustration by Jason Reed


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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