@ChristinaZunig1: Now I can finally got to bed. Congratulations President Obama.
Twitter has big day
Twitter reported more than 20 million tweets on Election Day. That made Tuesday the most tweeted about event in U.S. political history.
Here's that announcement and some other interesting facts from Twitter:
@gov: With 20 million tweets, Election Day just became the most tweeted about event in US political history. #election2012
@gov: Networks' call of @BarackObama reelection spiked #Election2012-related Tweets to 327,453 per minute at 11:19p EST.
Ã}@gov: Peak to 327k TPM following @BarackObama's re-election was by far the most-tweeted moment of #Election2012.
Ã}@gov Minutes after winning re-election for a second term, @BarackObama has his most retweeted tweet ever https://t.co/JrqMxErJ.
Here is Obama's tweet:
@BarackObama: Four more years. pic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom
Romney concedes; KC area tweets their respect
As Romney conceded the presidential race to Obama, Kansas Citians on Twitter expressed their respect for Romney and his speech.
Here's a sampling of what was said:
@AndreaPlunkett: Mitt Romney is a classy, presidential guy. Thanks for giving it your best shot.
@PeaceLoveDes: #Romney deserves respect regardless of your Political View. Some people are so NASTY.
@SchwandtyPippen: Real class act by Romney.. I do respect the man just didn't always agree with his viewpoints. I'm done tweeting now haha
@RealDerekGood: Romney being very classy. Respect.
@ladylaw80: Not gonna diss Romney he was a good competitor. I'm a firm believr in competion makes u bettr thus I'm expectn big things frm the President
@livlemley: Mitt Romney is legit making me cry right now. I think I'm really tired. #emotionaboutelection
@wjoewatson: Very modest applause from a huge crowd as Mott Romney says he hopes the President does well for the country.
@oceanicfeelings: #Romney is a stud.
Ã}@CooshMoosh: Okay Romney is being very gentlemanly about losing the election. Take a note, young adults. #election #obama
@BrandonWoodard: As much as I disliked Romney, thank you for putting up the fight and challenging the Obama campaign
@lauren_jazz: Short and classy. Good job, Mr. Romney.
Ã}@msilverman: Snark and woofing aside for one tweet: Good, respectful, humble concession speech by Mr. Romney.
@sarajeboltz: I am not a fan of Romney, but the way he spoke about his wife......#beautiful
@HannahJessie12: While I didn't vote for Mitt Romney, he ran hard, made it so far, and is acting like a professional on stage right now.
Tweets call for Romney to concede so people can go to bed
With Obama projected the winner, people are tweeting asking for Romney to concede. There will be many tired folks from the Kansas City area.
@nflyt12: I'ma need Romney to accept it and concede so I can go to bed!
@ArikaMM: Bro needs to concede already.
@courtneylube: Romney..concede already! I wanna watch the speeches and go to bed
@SarahCanovi: Romney still not ready to concede. Still looking at numbers.
@littleroo27: no, really, I NEED SLEEP!!! Concede already, my god!
Ã}@kirubreezy: C'mon Mitt...Concede so I can go to my BED!!!!!!!!!
Ã}@CarlyDuvall: Mr. Romney, please call and concede. I am getting too old to wait up for the speeches. #Realist
@ShanePBrady: Mind you, i never thought Mitt would win, but who cares if he won't concede now. It makes no difference.
Ã}@Mr_Unapologetic: They saying Romney not ready to concede...it's ok man take your time while we turning up with Re-Elect Obama!!!
@SarcasmToSpare: I don't care how long it takes. I WILL see Mitt Romney concede. #teamnosleep
Obama projected winner, Twitter erupts
It wasn't hard to notice when Obama was projected the winner of the presidential race over Romney. Twitter activity spiked and #2Terms, #4moreyears quickly became trending topics.
Here's what was being said in the area on Twitter:
@3JohnSaenz: BOOM!! Obama WON!! #FinallyItsDone #Democrat
@19_November19th: obama wonnn.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
@Yasmin_xoxo_: YESS YESSS OBAMA IS OUR PRESIDENT FOR 4 MORE YEARS
@stay_careless: shout out everybody that actually voted for obama
@barrooook: I'd pay anything to see your face expression now @MittRomney lol #Obama
@C_Swag100: Oh America, how much I love you. #Obama #ReElected #TwoTerms
@nkaushi: OBAMAAA I CANNOT EXPRESS MY EXCITMENT OH MY #GODBLESS #OBAMA
@PrudentialPat: The people chanting "Obama" in Times Square are quite scary! He's the President, not Tina Turner! Congrats, though ;) #Goodness
@CassandraStu3n: To be honest, I'm mostly just happy Michelle Obama is still the first lady.
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