Early Tuesday it was announced that Iran and world leaders had finally reached an historic deal in which Tehran will curb its nuclear program in exchange for the easing of economic sanctions. After multiple delays, the announcement was met with a flurry of reactions from across the globe on social media, expressing both relief and dismay.
By 7 a.m. ET, the Iran deal had been mentioned over 300,000 times on Twitter and rose to trending status across multiple social media platforms. #IranDeal quickly became the hashtag of choice, being utilized by the White House, Vice President Joe Biden, and Hassan Rouhani.