The Internet Reacts to Ferguson Announcement

Ferguson, Mo.
Tonight the Grand Jury in Ferguson chose not to indict police officer Darren Wilson who shot and killed Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri on August 9th, 2014, and personalities from YouTube and other social media exploded on Twitter.

The social media site was rife with anticipation just hours before the announcement:

Throughout the statement, the prosecutor seemed to blame social media and media in general.

Then when the decision finally rolled out:

In the end the Brown family released this poignant statement, through Buzzfeed’s Mike Hayes:

President Obama will address the nation at 10 pm EST regarding the decision.