As Donald Trump marched ahead of his rival Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House, many Americans looked for an escape route through the power of Google.
There was an explosion in search traffic on Google for terms such as 'emigrate' and 'how to emigrate to Canada' following the announcement of a series of victories in key swing states for the Republican nominee.
Huge numbers of internet surfers worldwide also began googling the phrase 'end of the world' when the news broke.
And in Canada, the government's website crashed after it was inundated with visitors apparently researching how to become Canadian citizens.
The results have shocked pollsters, who until now had put his chances of winning at around 10 per cent.
It is yet to be known whether Canada or the Kiwis want to build a wall or not…