Election 2016 social media war drives voter burnout, Facebook unfriending among Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters
Besides nominating a president, Election 2016 has caused friends to cast votes for and against each other. The campaign has made enemies of friends and allies of strange bedfellows. The gauge for the election pulse is social media and if the massive amount of #Facebook unfriending is anything to go by, the temps are at fever pitch. The war between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton supporters is creating a new phenomena--election burnout. Social media users are exhausted by the political rants, verbal bashing and hatred opponents show each other. Election 2016 sees more Facebook unfriending among Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton voters
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