by Christopher Freeburn | November 7, 2012 1:14 pm
Yesterday’s presidential election was an opportunity for a variety of celebrities to make their political opinions known on social media platforms.
Among the big-name supporters of President Obama who tweeted their support — and eventually, their satisfaction at the outcome — included Cher, Paul McCartney, Fran Drescher, Pamela Anderson, Eve Longoria, Snoop Dog and Katy Perry, the Examiner noted.
Meanwhile, Mitt Romney’s supporters tweeted growing unease and finally sadness as the election returns showed their candidate falling short in both the Electoral College and popular vote tallies.
Other celebrities, including Lenny Kravitz, Neil Patrick Harris, P. Diddy, Faith Hill and David Arquette, took to Twitter to encourage people to get out an vote.
Even 1960s icon Bob Dylan took to Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) to hail President Obama’s reelection. The update marked the legendary singer-songwriter’s first personal status update to his Facebook page, Spin noted.
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