This was the first election where Twitter became a real part of the conversation
This year, Twitter became a huge part of the conversation with regard to the presidential election as voters were able to share reactions, opinions and proudly display their "I Voted" stickers in real time. Celebrities especially took advantage of Twitter to encourage fans to vote and blast out their response to Obama's win in 140 characters or less.
PHOTOS: Stars show their stripes
After the election was called in President Obama's favor, he tweeted out a picture that subsequently became the most re-tweeted item in the history of Twitter:
Check out what the stars were tweeting about on Election Day: