Earlier today, we saw one man admit on live television that he already regretted his decision to vote leave – well it now seems a huge number of Brits didn’t even understand what they were voting for.
As reported by CNET, Google Trend data shows that a large number of people are now frantically using the search engine to find out what the European Union is.
Questions included ‘What is the EU?’ and ‘What does it mean to leave the EU?’.
— GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) June 24, 2016
Because, hey, why would anyone do that kind of research before the vote?
Many Brexit voters are now openly admitting that they regret their decision already…
Been hearing people like this all day, and they're making me just more angry pic.twitter.com/NW9sfH3XWd
— Sunny Hundal (@sunny_hundal) June 24, 2016
Twitter reportedly saw a massive 6.4 million use the hashtag #EUref between the opening of polls on Thursday morning and David Cameron’s resignation on Friday.
As the Prime Minister abandoned the sinking ship he was captain of, Twitter usage in the UK reached twice its normal levels.
I voted leave to help our economy. However the £ has plummeted and I immediately regret my decision ?. Plus Farage is a lying tosser! ?
— Ryan Richardson (@RyanRich_) June 24, 2016
The Leave campaign dominated social media until polling day, when Remain finally looked in a prominent position, but it was all too little too late…
regret voting leave already, breakfasts shops order of bacon hasn't arrived, clearing the Danish have took the bacon back
— gary (@cantstandmen0w) June 24, 2016
I personally voted leave believing these lies and I regret it more than anything, I feel genuinely robbed of my vote???
— Khembe (@rambogiblet) June 24, 2016
Overheard in pub: Old lady "I voted leave because I thought we'd stay. Now I regret it." Seriously??!!
— Emma Symington MW (@emma_symington) June 24, 2016
When you instantly regret voting Leave: pic.twitter.com/K71j9qWYAu
— Selecta Suave (@selectasuave) June 24, 2016
Well the bed has been made, and now Britain has to lie in it.
An NCTJ Journalist with an MA in Sports Journalism, Kieron is an experienced social media journalist who has worked in the industry since 2015. His experience includes work with ITN, the MEN, WISH/WIRE/TOWER FM, and 8:50 Sports Digest… not forgetting his time at ASDA.