An analysis by the University of Sheffield and BuzzFeed News of over 800,000 tweets offers a snapshot of the abuse sent to politicians.
Ipsos released data showing that the turnout figure among young registered voters at the general election was 64%.
The DUP leader, Arlene Foster, is in talks with Theresa May to allow May to continue as prime minister.
The Sun and the Daily Mail sell 3 million copies a day between them. But their decades-long claim to dominating public opinion may have finally come to an end.
BuzzFeed News spoke to young Conservative supporters who were critical of Theresa May's campaign, were worried about a DUP partnership, and said many of them only air their views in private online.
Diana Johnson, who boosted her majority in Hull North in last week's election, told BuzzFeed News there's an appetite to decriminalise abortion in the UK.
One Tory MP told BuzzFeed News the pro-Brexit MPs are using May "like a glove puppet" until they can replace her with Johnson. A member of the WhatsApp group denied the claims, however.
"We’re in unchartered territory. Our manifesto is popular, our vision for Britain is right. They have no idea of what they’re doing. We are waiting in the wings," said shadow foreign secretary Emily Thornberry.
"I am so here for how smug Jeremy looks on Marr."
"It's just how long she's going to remain on death row," the former chancellor told the BBC.
The DUP and Tories are working towards a "confidence and supply" deal – but what will it cost the latter?
"If you want a pictorial representation of the impact of the general election on the UK political world then this is hard to beat."
"There's a generation who do not understand how toxic it is," one Conservative MP told BuzzFeed News. "I'm not going to go down with this ship."
Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who were known for carefully controlling access to Theresa May and for shaping the prime minister's politics, have quit as joint chiefs of staff after being blamed for the general election result.
Sources close to the Scottish Conservative leader told BuzzFeed News she now has unprecedented influence over the prime minister.
Nationalist leaders warned that the British government couldn't be an "honest broker" if the PM was relying on the Democratic Unionists to stay in Downing Street.
Boris Johnson, Philip Hammond, Amber Rudd and David Davis will stay in their posts, after weeks of speculation that the PM was planning big changes after the election.
“They’re a xenophobic, homophobic, sexist party with 1% of the vote.”
Labour MP Chris Matheson won in Chester against all the odds, with his majority increased almost a hundredfold. And it appears the student vote had plenty to do with it.
Theresa May said she plans to work with the anti-gay and anti-abortion DUP, and America's far-right trolls are thrilled.
A BuzzFeed News analysis of 100 seats with a large UKIP vote shows how one of the Conservative party's key election strategies failed miserably.
Any Increase In DUP Influence Is A Setback For Reforming Abortion Rights In Northern Ireland, Campaigners Say
The Democratic Unionist Party, which is in talks with the Tories to form a government after the general election, has consistently opposed the reform of abortion law in Northern Ireland, where the procedure is currently strictly prohibited.
Theresa May has said she will govern with help from her party's "friends and allies" in the DUP. But Northern Ireland's largest party has a controversial record on many issues.
"The Merkel/Macron/Trudeau group text thread must be pretty great."
The new parliament has more ethnic-minority and women MPs than ever before, the first turbaned Sikh, women from science backgrounds, and two new disabled members.
Speaking outside Number 10 after visiting the Queen at Buckingham Palace, the prime minister said she would form a new government but made no mention of last night's general election result.
BuzzFeed News previously revealed that Kristy Adams in Hove and Caroline Ansell in Eastbourne had associations with "pray away the gay" groups.
Including the MP who won by just *two* votes.
European Council president Donald Tusk has warned the UK that the pressure's on to strike a deal: "We don't know when Brexit talks start. We know when they must end."
Seventy constituencies have been won away from their previous party in the 2017 general election. Here's a comprehensive list.
"Would have gotten away with it if it wasn't for those pesky kids..."
There's a figure of 72% being circulated, but no one seems to know where it's from.
The Conservatives failed to gain any of their top targets, and ended up losing several seats to Labour.
A lot of people are waking up feeling very surprised.
The SNP's dominance of Scottish politics is under threat, another independence referendum is now far from certain, and Scottish Labour came back from the dead.
"WHY IS ELMO AT THE UK ELECTION"
After taking her party from a 17-seat working majority to a hung parliament, May is being urged by some Conservatives to consider her position.
The Conservative prime minister confidently called an election she didn't have to call – and has lost seat after seat to Labour, leaving the Tories short of a majority.
Theresa May called an election to strengthen her hand. That hasn't happened. So…what will?
The SNP leader said she was "disappointed" after losing her deputy leader Angus Robertson and former first minister Alex Salmond.
UPDATE: It was initially believed that Davies, who has repeatedly tried to block a law that would help prevent violence against women, had lost his seat, but in actual fact he held it.
Former Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg and Angus Robertson, the SNP's leader in Westminster, are the first major figures to lose their seats – but more are expected to follow.
"You can't leave the EU if you can't form a government."
A day of voting, a night of counting and a morning of results.
An exit poll predicting Conservative losses and Labour gains led many papers to change their tune somewhat.
It's early days, people. It's early days.
The BuzzFeed News Social Barometer shows viral stories included content about Jeremy Corbyn, the NHS, and fox hunting – but almost nothing about how the parties would approach Brexit.
Novelist and screenwriter John Niven told BuzzFeed News that he didn't want the average reader to be subjected to the newspaper's "nonsense", but others say it's akin to censorship.
Another year, another vote, another chance for Twitter to come into its own.
Smell my spaniel?
Relax, it's all going to plan.
"YOU are Simon Cowell, YOU have the deciding vote. Use it."
The UK voted last week in a snap general election called by the prime minister on 18 April.
Not sure if you should vote with your heart or vote tactically? Tell us who you like and who you don't, and we'll try to help.
We spoke to people in Croydon for their thoughts on the general election, and asked them which way they'll be voting.
People have been using the hashtag #AbbottAppreciation to celebrate the Labour politician's 30-year career after she was temporarily replaced as shadow home secretary.
This is what it was like travelling with the prime minister's motorcade on the final day of campaigning before polls open on Thursday.
In an election that was supposed to be about Brexit, but where the parties have hardly discussed the issue, two Labour candidates tell BuzzFeed News it's been central to their campaigns.
The Conservatives have found a way to push localised anti-Corbyn Facebook adverts into key constituencies without having to worry about breaking local spending limits.
They took to the streets, the beach, a bowling club, and the podium in a final appeal for votes.
The newspaper ran a front page advert for the Conservatives directly below a story about poverty-hit families turning to food banks.
Restaurant bosses are furious at politicians who promised them work permits in exchange for Brexit votes and are now offering them no assurances on immigration.
A strong and stable quiz, for the many, not the few.
"It may seem like a small gesture but it's a step towards getting more youngers engaged in politics and that's a massive deal," one 20-year-old told BuzzFeed News. "One sticker at a time."
By capitalising on Brexit and disillusionment among traditional Labour voters, the Tories think they can take former steeltown seats like North West Durham on Thursday.
"I think I’ll vote Corbyn, which is strange," one previously Conservative voter in Derby North told BuzzFeed News.
Including a Tory MP who doesn't exist, Jeremy Corbyn's head on David Beckham's body, and a fake local newspaper.
However, the Labour leader said he would be "very polite" about it.
How important the exit poll is, why things will look good for Labour until late in the evening, the key seats – and mistakes not to make.
The prime minister has faced difficult questions after appearing to row back on policies she enacted as home secretary.
"All the average British punter wants is to be paid less than £10 an hour and be incinerated in a nuclear holocaust, and good luck to em."
As the election campaign entered its final hours, facing questions about the government's security record, the prime minister promised to introduce tougher measures if she wins on Thursday.
The Tories believe the shadow home secretary is a major turn-off for potential Labour voters – while her supporters say the criticism is little more than racism.
Anti-Corbyn Labour candidates reluctantly admit the party leader has had a good election campaign but are still convinced he will need replacing after the vote – they just don't know if it will be possible.
Theresa May Is So Dependent On Two Key Advisers They Had To Rejoin Government After The Terror Attacks
BuzzFeed News has learned that Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill "temporarily rejoined" the government in the wake of the Manchester and London Bridge attacks. But critics say the PM's reliance on them is damaging her campaign – and her chances of success in government.
"Nobody is ever perfectly behaved are they?" Prime minister Theresa May told ITV shortly before revealing the naughtiest thing she's ever done is run through some wheat fields.
Rivals say Ruth Davidson's party is misleading voters with its use of polls on campaign leaflets.
Greg Knight confirmed to BuzzFeed News that it is in fact a real campaign video: "Some people hate it and some people like it. It's quite a catchy tune... like pop music."
The Labour leader says police must be able to use lethal force if terrorists threaten the safety of British streets.
Most major political parties said national campaigning was being suspended after seven people died in Saturday night's attack – but the vote will go ahead on Thursday.
Here's to the ones who dream, crazy as they may seem.
Exclusive: Polling commissioned by Hope Not Hate shows what young voters want from Brexit, their voting priorities – and who they're planning to back.
This Is What It's Like To Try To Win An Election When Voters Say They Don't Like Your Party's Key Policy
The Lib Dems hoped their anti-Brexit stance could lead to a general election "surge". But BuzzFeed News visited a key marginal, and target seat where the party's candidates saw their pro-EU policies as a hindrance, not an asset.
The Tory manifesto includes a promise to tackle "burning injustice", Labour has pledged to "unlock the talent of BAME people", and the Lib Dems say they "oppose all discrimination" – but how do they measure up on policy?
Tim Farron's party is at only 7% in the polls – but the Conservatives are trying to eat away at that support with paid-for online ads warning of a "coalition of chaos".
Question: "I hear you tell excellent cricket jokes..." / Answer: "Ha ha!"
"I didn’t vote in the last election – it just seemed futile. But I’m just more engaged now. Most of my friends are staying here to vote and I’d say most of them will vote Labour."
It’s hard to track what is happening in the online campaign, but with the help of Who Targets Me, BuzzFeed News has gained unprecedented access to Conservative Facebook adverts – and details of who they’re targeting.
"All we get are cliches and platitudes," Michael Crick of Channel 4 News told the prime minister at a campaign stop.
Can you tell the difference?
A Headteacher Says Her School Will Have To Close Its Kitchen Because Of The Tories' School Lunch Plans
Campaigners say Theresa May's plan to replace free hot meals with breakfasts will cause huge disruption for schools and be bad for pupils, without saving as much money as the Tories' say.
The best longform reporting, feature stories, and personal essays from BuzzFeed UK over the last month.
The prime minister gave the primetime election debate a miss, Jeremy Corbyn turned up, everyone shouted at each other.
"We're less xenophobic than the French," leader David Coburn told BuzzFeed News in an event that descended into farce before it even began.
Jeremy Corbyn Will Take Part In Tonight's Leaders' Debate And He's Challenged Theresa May To Join Him
Corbyn had previously maintained he would not take part in any head-to-head election debate without the presence of the Conservative prime minister.
"A vote for Salma, therefore, is not a vote against Corbyn; it is an endorsement of his policies, Yaqoob says.
"Do you think it's acceptable that a nappy is deemed a suitable substitute for night-time care? A simple yes or no will do."
Including a picture that isn't of Jeremy Corbyn with the IRA, the claim young people as a unit can swing the vote and a whole bunch more dodgy charts.