Thursday, November 8, 2012

Hateful Tweets after Obama's Re-election

While the rest of the America celebrated the re-election of Obama as the president of USA for the second term, the social media network of Twitter witnessed a large number of hateful and racist messages against the black Obama. The expression of racist hate was generally from states / areas that have a majority of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney voters and loyalists.

Vitriol: Floating Sheep mapped out racist tweets about Obama across the country, starting on November 1; Arkansas and Mississippi had the highest concentration of such tweets
Map showing places of origin of the hate tweets

A map collected by Floating Sheep shows the shocking demographic of racist 'hate tweets,' many of them collected from states that were won by Romney.


Expressing their frustration and disappointment elegantly, many Twitter users instead used the platform to post shockingly racist tweets, calling President Obama a ‘n*****’ and a ‘monkey.’

Read more about it at: Daily Mail


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