|Ellen’s live Oscar selfie becomes most Retweeted Photo Ever|
Live, during the 86th Annual Academy Awards, host Ellen Degeneres took a selfie with the likes of Meryl Streep, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Channing Tatum, Jared Leto, Angelina Jolie, Julia Roberts, Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. She immediately tweeted it out via her Twitter and said she hoped that it would be the most Retweeted Photo of all time. Well, she got her wish. In a half hour it had reached over 775,000 Retweets. By one hour the photo has gotten over 1.1 million Retweets, beating out President Obama’s reelection photo.
3/3/14 UPDATE: The photo has now been retweeted over 2.7 million times! Wowzers!
Here’s the photo of President Obama hugging Michelle Obama after his reelection. His tweet garnered over 780,800 retweets.