America Decides: How Social Media Reacted

9 November 2016, 04:03

Hillary Clinton Phone

From Black Mirror's wake-up call to Hillary's "defeatist" tweeting, this is how social media reacted to an extraordinary night for the world.

This Tweet from Hillary came as results started to swing against her and it drew a huge reaction - was it giving up?

Trump didn't smile in the photo taken from his results party - but it was clear the tide was turning:

Charlie Brooker's sci-fi dystopian drama Black Mirror also took to Twitter and didn't sound much cheerier than Clinton:

Some people turned to booze:

And Britain had a rude awakening to the news:

The idea of Tweeting about the election itself took a hammering:

Away from comedy Tweets, the comparison between Brexit and Trump really ticked some people off:

Even Canada was queuing up to take potshots:

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