In protest of Trump victory, #TwitterBlackOut emerges

The outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election prompted plenty of online engagement. Here are a few notable hashtags—and reactions from some prominent users.

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In the wake of Tuesday’s news that Donald Trump had won the presidential election, many who did not vote for the Republican president-elect took to the streets—and social media—to protest.

Signs of protest and disruption flooded Twitter’s trending topics. The #TwitterBlackOut movement encouraged users to show support for women, minorities and the LGBTQ community.

Here are a few examples of #TwitterBlackOut tweets:

#Twitterblackout because
the lives of women,
people of color,
lgbt* individuals
and muslims matter.#NotMyPresident

— ✨ (@feminizza) November 9, 2016

AND HE NEVER WILL BE! NEVER! #StillWithHer #HesNotMyPresident #twitterblackout

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