Twitter is either a place you love to be on election night, or downright hate to be.
As the results rolled in and the tables turned, social media was providing endless sources of amusement for those who decided to stay up and see history made.
Donald Trump stayed offline, but recently has sent his first tweet since winning, and has even updated his bio and cover photo too.
Such a beautiful and important evening! The forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again. We will all come together as never before— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 9, 2016
Lots of Brits are keen to show the similarities between this, and the UK's Brexit result in June. 2016, it's been quite a year...
Some are keen to remind The Donald of words he previously said...
Others were happy at the latest Katie Hopkins news...
Has the world gone a bit mad?
I've genuinely just seen a woman buy a burger and put mayonnaise sauce on the top of the bun? #trump— Joe Wilkinson (@gillinghamjoe) November 9, 2016
I guess this is one way of looking at it?
Trump becoming president has taught us all you can still apply for a job even if you have no experience or qualifications 🐸☕️— TS6 & NH1 (@KiwiBubblegum_) November 9, 2016
I am told that a £5 treble on Leicester, Brexit and President Trump would have returned £12.5 million.— Matthew Goodwin (@GoodwinMJ) November 9, 2016
This was all of us who stayed up...
Brexit, Trump, Bake Off leaving the BBC - 2016, a year of shocks...— Countryside (@NFUCountryside) November 9, 2016
But this was nice...
we should be careful— The Poetry Society (@PoetrySociety) November 9, 2016
of each other, we should be kind
while there is still time.
Oh, but then we had...
BREAKING: Canada's immigration and citizenship site has crashed.— AJ+ (@ajplus) November 9, 2016
It sure is a long year though...
[David Bowie & Prince die]— Evil Ricky (@rohmontgomery) November 9, 2016
[Brexit passes, Vine is shut down]
The World: "please... let us rest..."
2016: "...just one more thing"