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.


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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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