Romney losing friends on Facebook

Nov. 10, 2012 at 1:46 PM
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WASHINGTON, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- More than 55,000 users have unliked Republican nominee Mitt Romney's Facebook page since he conceded the U.S. presidential election Tuesday.

Users have been unliking the former Massachusetts governor's page at a rate of almost 850 an hour since about 11:30 p.m. EDT Tuesday, The Daily Dot reported.

However Romney has gained 17,601 new Twitter followers since he conceded defeat to President Barack Obama.

The president has steadily gained 853,359 friends on Facebook since winning re-election, bringing his total number of fans on the social-networking site to 33,167,324.

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