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Instagram Flooded with 250,000 Election Day Photos

“People from around the country headed to the polls to vote in Tuesdays presidential election, and then hundreds of thousands took to Instagram to document their civic activities.Instagram users in the U.S. on Tuesday tagged more than 100,000 photos with #iVoted, and about 150,000 with #election2012, Instagram said in a blog post Wednesday. The photos really started rolling in once news outlets projected that Barack Obama had won a second term as president of the United States. After the election was called, the number of Instagram photos uploaded each second was at 2.1 times the normal rate.”

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