US Elections 2016

'We all lose': The best of #ElectionNight tweets

Humour, analysis, despair and anger expressed by millions of social media users as polls begin to close.

Millions of people around the world are tweeting about the US election after a long and dramatic campaign [EPA]

The US presidential election is playing out on social media - across the world. 

By the time of publishing, #ElectionNight was trending in most countries on Twitter.

In the US, some of top hashtags being used were: I Voted; #ElectionNight; #EricTrump; Susan B Anthony; Exit Poll and #PostVotingStressRelief.

In Nigeria, tweets were adorned with: #ElectionDay; Clinton, Nevada and Supreme Court.

And in the Philippines, social media users used: #ElectionDay; New York, Nevada and #NeverAgain.

Here are some of the funniest and most poignant tweets about the US election so far, as chosen by our team:

Source: Al Jazeera News