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Ellen’s Oscar Selfie Takes Twitter Record From President Obama

Oscar #Selfie

Technology took center stage at the Oscars as host Ellen DeGeneres decided to take a star-studded selfie. The tweet got over a million retweets in just a couple of hours and appears to have topped a record tweet made by President Obama. The tweet also appeared to crash Twitter for a brief time after Ellen urged viewers to help in her attempted to break the record for most re-tweets.

The photo includes Ellen DeGeneres, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong’o and her brother, Angelina Jolie and Bradley Cooper who used his long arm to his advantage to take the photo.

In case you missed it, you can help become a part of history by favoriting and retweeting the photo (below).



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