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Most retweet image of all time

Ellen DeGeneres just took the most epic selfie in the history of the word epic — and the history of selfies. DeGeneres’ selfie is now the most retweeted image of all time, garnering more than 1 million retweets in just 45 minutes, and currently sitting on 2,3 million retweets. The Oscars’ host managed to gather a gaggle of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Jared Leto, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Lupita Nyong’o and Brad Pitt for a picture for the Academy Awards history books. Jared Leto just made it…

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We couldn’t help but notice that she’s using a Samsung Galaxy. This is a great add for them. It was also picked up that Ellen is indeed using an iPhone backstage and for her personal account, and this selfie was purely promotional from Smasung. I wonder how much Samsung paid her?

The previous record holder for most retweeted image is held by President Barack Obama after being re-elected to the White House in 2012. Obama’s tweet garnered 778,424 retweets since 2012 and Ellen’s selfie tweet already has more than 400,000 retweets in just 30 minutes.

Step aside, Obama — we’re guessing Ellen’s tweet is about to one-up you. this graphic shows how Twitter exploded the moment it was uploaded…

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There’s already a host of parody images flooding the interwebs…

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