(CNN)Social media users were on the edge of their seats as the US presidential election hung on a knife's edge.
Social media in turmoil over cliffhanger US election
Democrats vented their anxiety over Hillary Clinton's poorer-than-expected performance in key states, including Florida and North Carolina.
Republicans could barely contain their glee, as Donald Trump took a significant step toward the White House with crucial battleground victories in Florida, North Carolina and Ohio.
Many people drew comparisons with the UK's shock Brexit vote earlier in 2016.
Bernie Sanders supporters were still saying their candidate could have done better against Trump.