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Twitter blackout protests Trump victory

Twitter goes dark.

 

Audra Schroeder

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Published Nov 9, 2016   Updated Feb 28, 2020, 8:55 pm CST

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

https://twitter.com/crimsonluhan/status/796324824868077568

https://twitter.com/Morphe350/status/796362057549545472

https://twitter.com/perewents/status/796335348674625536

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

https://twitter.com/JenKirkman/status/796406013712699392

Elsewhere, celebs like Lady Gaga protested IRL. 

https://twitter.com/ladygaga/status/796301854464479232

#NotMyPresident is also trending. 

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