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How Twitter reacted to Trump’s White House victory

Twitter reactions to Donald Trump winning the 2016 US elections.

us presidential election Updated: Nov 09, 2016 15:50 IST
Sahiba Chawdhary
Republican presidential elect Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016.
Republican presidential elect Donald Trump speaks during election night at the New York Hilton Midtown in New York on November 9, 2016. (JIM WATSON/AFP)

Donald Trump was elected America’s 45th president, an event which shocked the world.

People took to social media to express their disbelief at the outcome of one of the most important elections in the world.

Here is what Twitter had to say:

While some mocked the situation: 

Reactions from celebrities:

While some expressed their fear for racism:

Some compared to historic world tragedies: 

And then small consolation for the world: 

While the pop-singer Lady Gaga tweeted for prayers: