The host's epic celeb selfie featuring Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and others spread like wildfire during the ceremony. The pic became the most retweeted in history, and today, Twitter broke down exactly how many people bore witness to this record-/web-breaking tweet.
While Oscars-related tweets were viewed over 3.3 billion times worldwide, Ellen's tweet alone was seen in total over 32.8 million times across the web! By 8 a.m. PST on Monday, March 3, 2.4 million people had retweeted Ellen's tweet, 13,711 sites (like ours) embedded it, and 8.1 million different users saw the tweet directly from their timelines on Twitter.com, the Twitter mobile, and desktop apps.
The graphic shows how quickly a single tweet can go viral and also underlines the role the microbloggingRead More »from The Anatomy of Ellen's Epic, Record-Breaking Tweet