From the start of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump chose Twitter as his preferred source of communication. While Trump was able to weather the storm of criticism and win the election, his tweets often come under fire, which was the case after a controversial message to North Korea.

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It's become commonplace for Donald Trump to quickly send out his thoughts on Twitter and receive backlash from his political opponents and critics.

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After Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in November to become the new president-elect, he said he would become "very restrained" with his future use of social media. However, despite Trump's promise, the billionaire real estate mogul has only increased his use of Twitter. Whether it's attacks on the cast of "Saturday Night Live" or the musical "Hamilton," his attack on Democratic party leaders, or entire nations, Trump finds a way to stop the presses with the push of a button.

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After the president-elect took to Twitter to respond to the recent story that North Korea will test a nuclear weapon that could reach the United States, criticism followed on January 2.

"North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the U.S.

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It won't happen!" Donald Trump tweeted. Moments later, the former host of "The Apprentice" was hit with backlash, mockery, and trolling. In what has become routine, some celebrities offered their response to Donald Trump tweeting about North Korea and nuclear weapons. "No press access,no ethics committee. Most powerful country on earth being governed by tweets of a mentally unstable liar," filmmaker Rob Reiner wrote, before adding, "Goodbye Democracy."

Following her morning Twitter firestorm against Trump, actress and former TV show host Rosie O'Donnell continued after the president-elect's controversial comments. "Seriously - this guy is gonna lead the free world," the former co-host of "The View" tweeted.

O'Donnell's tweet comes just hours after referring to Trump as "mentally ill."

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"Was this over dinner with Kim Jong-un?," verified Twitter user Tony Posnanski replied. Justin Hendrix of NYC Media Lab hit back at Donald Trump with a multiple-part response on Twitter. "You are hardly fit to deal with this kind of challenge," Hendrix wrote, adding, "Unstable."

Bess Kalb, writer for "Jimmy Kimmel Live," also took time to troll the president-elect for his North Korea tweet. "Sweetie, this is the perfect example of something you save for your Presidenting meetings, not glib little tweets," Kalb wrote.

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Turning the corner

In less than three weeks, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. Despite the opposition against him and his social media use, it's expected that Trump will continue to use Twitter once he moves into the White House on January 20.

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