#DeleteUber: People lash out at car service on social media for surge pricing during travel ban

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The power of social media is unstoppable at times, and no platform has the ability to make as big of a real-time impact as Twitter.

Throughout this election cycle, everyone from social influencers to presidential candidates themselves have made a splash (in 140 characters or less, of course.)

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With President Trump's most recent executive order placing a travel ban on citizens of seven Muslim countries (as well as banning the entrance of refugees into the US), Twitter once again seemed to be a major outlet for people to voice their opinions.

After the New York Taxi Driver's Alliance urged drivers to boycott Trump's latest order by refusing service at JFK airport, the demand for rides using popular ride-sharing apps skyrocketed.

For Uber, high demand means surged pricing, which is exactly what happened over the weekend at JFK.

Naturally, people were not happy about it, accusing Uber of trying to profit off of a crisis, catapulting the Twitter hashtag #DeleteUber (in an attempt to rally others to boycott the service).

Here were some of the most popular celeb and influencer tweets using the hashtag:

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Lyft donates $1mil to ACLU while Uber doubles down on its support for Trump. #DeleteUber
Went ahead and did that but don't forget to support the Taxi Workers' Alliance as well. https://t.co/XxzbdEUAYz… https://t.co/tQLywf5xQm
Deleted Uber app and my phone works much better--I'm not a techie, but it seems like hate uses up a lot of RAM. #deleteuber
Don't just #deleteUBER from your apps. Follow these steps https://t.co/xbVkrMfJRb
Uber decides to be scabs for Trump on the same day that Lyft donates a grip of money to the ACLU? Pretty clear. #deleteUber
Lyft rejected the immigration ban and donated to ACLU! Uber crosses the picket line to break JFK can strike. Bye @Uber! Hi @lyft #deleteuber
.@Lyft donated $1,000,000 to the @ACLU. Uber broke a Muslim solidarity strike. Download Lyft. Show solidarity with solidarity. #deleteuber
I'm not usually one for hashtagtivism, but... #DeleteUber. https://t.co/IEseBIpcCO
Thank you @lyft! @Uber deleted! Proud of this support to the @ACLU. https://t.co/Geowi73NTU
DELETING @UBER RIGHT THE FUCK NOW!!! #WeThePeople #LoveWILLwin #FuckHate #FuckOppression if you support HATE YO ASS… https://t.co/svHfdsOIr8
Canceling #Uber like.... #bye #nomuslimban #teamfreedomoverfear #teamstopdefendinghate… https://t.co/ka5kXcGiuQ
When you go from living with a boyfriend to never speaking to him again https://t.co/s5n2kGyG6r
I will be downloading the @Lyft app. post. haste. ( and they don't cyber stalk you when your trip is over) https://t.co/XI4TUYhdET
The boycott is on delete #uber get #lyft or #juno just as good and they dont track u when its off either!!
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Uber's biggest rival, Lyft, boldly took a stance against Trump's travel ban, announcing that the company would be donating $1 million to the ACLU throughout the length of President Trump's term.

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick was appointed to Trump's Strategic and Policy Forum in December.

RELATED: Most controversial Donald Trump tweets

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I told you @TIME Magazine would never pick me as person of the year despite being the big favorite They picked person who is ruining Germany
I would like to wish everyone, including all haters and losers (of which, sadly, there are many) a truly happy and enjoyable Memorial Day!
Just made the point at #NCGOPcon that "we have to protect our border & I think everyone here knows, nobody can build a wall like Trump!"
My twitter has become so powerful that I can actually make my enemies tell the truth.
China's Communist Party has now publicly praised Obama's reelection. They have never had it so good. Will own America soon.
While Jon Stewart is a joke, not very bright and totally overrated, some losers and haters will miss him & his dumb clown humor. Too bad!
Why is Obama playing basketball today? That is why our country is in trouble!
An 'extremely credible source' has called my office and told me that @BarackObama's birth certificate is a fraud.
Remember, I said Derek don't sell your Trump World Tower apartment...its been lucky for you. The day after he sold it, he broke his foot.
I never fall for scams. I am the only person who immediately walked out of my ‘Ali G’ interview
.@cher--I don’t wear a “rug”—it’s mine. And I promise not to talk about your massive plastic surgeries that didn’t work.
The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.
.@katyperry is no bargain but I don't like John Mayer--he dates and tells--be careful Katy (just watch!).
.@BetteMidler talks about my hair but I'm not allowed to talk about her ugly face or body --- so I won't. Is this a double standard?
It's Thursday. How much money did Barack Obama waste today on crony green energy projects?
Truly weird Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky reminds me of a spoiled brat without a properly functioning brain. He was terrible at DEBATE!
Hey @realDonaldTrump - In case you're looking for that tweet you deleted .. I got it right here. http://t.co/a6F98q5xGU
This very expensive GLOBAL WARMING bullshit has got to stop. Our planet is freezing, record low temps,and our GW scientists are stuck in ice
Everyone knows I am right that Robert Pattinson should dump Kristen Stewart. In a couple of years, he will thank me. Be smart, Robert.
26,000 unreported sexual assults in the military-only 238 convictions. What did these geniuses expect when they put men & women together?
Sorry losers and haters, but my I.Q. is one of the highest -and you all know it! Please don't feel so stupid or insecure,it's not your fault
How amazing, the State Health Director who verified copies of Obama’s “birth certificate” died in plane crash today. All others lived
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