Twitter was anxiously awaiting the Egyptian election results this morning.

https://twitter.com/MiaFarrow/status/216892060396027905

It is now being reported that the Muslim Brotherhood’s Mohamed Morsi has been elected.

Immediate reaction:

Bracing; tensions running high:

Update: Live video stream available here:

More reaction:

https://twitter.com/HamwiyaStrength/status/216913986694811650

On-the-scene reports now rolling in.


https://twitter.com/ibnezra/status/216907898243133440



Trying to diffuse the tensions with snark:



Serious concerns:

More reports, photographs from Egypt.



Cautious predictions about what’s to come:

Update: The White House issues statement.

Summed up reaction: