Ellen DeGeneres Oscar Selfie 2014

Ellen DeGeneres Oscar Selfie Most Retweeted Tweet, Beats Obama

Ellen DeGeneres Oscars by ABC/Andrew Eccles

Ellen DeGeneres – ABC/Andrew Eccles

A big congrats goes out to Ellen DeGeneres for her Oscar Selfie retweet efforts on Twitter. She smashed the previous record held by Barak Obama.

Ellen quickly passed 778,508 retweets. It took about 30 minutes for her to reach the 810,000 retweet mark. There was a brief moment where Twitter appeared to be having some issues handling the volume. But Twitter’s services were quickly restored.

Barak Obama held the pervious retweet record with this tweet announcing that he had won his second term as President of the United States.

 

Twitter is a microblogging social network that enables its users to send, read and reshare “tweets” and are limited to 140 characters. People and business alike use Twitter for so many reasons including sharing a thought, a location, or an experience, in addition to help those that seek answers. Twitter is a publicly traded company and can be found on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TWTR.

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