People are changing their profile pictures and backgrounds to black on Twitter in protest of Donald Trump’s stunning victory.
On Wednesday morning, #TwitterBlackOut began trending nationwide as people encouraged others to change their backgrounds in a sign of solidarity. Many tweeted that they believe Trump’s presidency will negatively affect minorities, immigrants, and the LGBTQ community.
Latino & Asian friends, Muslim & Atheist friends, Friends with chronic pain... I am so so sorry #twitterblackout— dorisafinkasaurus (@danahdoris) November 9, 2016
Others noted that Trump had the backing of half of the country and won fair and square.
#twitterblackout sorry to rain on your parade but trump won fair and Square he is Americas President do get over— Nichole (@DaRealMusicLess) November 9, 2016
The #twitterblackout is dumb.Trump won get over it.I bet more than half the people protesting didn't even vote.— Marcos Garcia (@another_garcia) November 9, 2016