Ellen DeGeneres has to be one of the most popular people in the world. It takes popularity of Superman strength to crash Twitter. I’m sure it had a lot to do with the stars that were included in the Twitter post, but still 1.3 mil retweets in an hour is unheard of.

Here is an excerpt from the N. Y. Daily News, click the link below it to read the full text.

Not only has Ellen DeGeneres set the record for most retweeted tweet of all-time, but she’s also the first user to top 1 million retweets for a single Twitter post.

Surpassing 1,300,000 retweets in less than an hour, @TheEllenShow posted the record-breaker while hosting the Oscars tonight. The mega-selfie featured, among others, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey and Bradley Cooper, who snapped the shot.

Read more: Oscars 2014: Ellen DeGeneres’ all-star selfie sets Twitter record for most retweets

 

Courtesy of The N.Y. Daily News

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