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Ellen's selfie most re-tweeted photo of all time

Ellen's selfie most re-tweeted photo of all time

LAST UPDATED // Tuesday, 04 March 2014 10:06 Written by // Sabine Brix

Ellen DeGeneres' 'selfie' taken at the Oscars last night and then uploaded to Twitter has become the most re-tweeted tweet of all time.

The photo, which featured over ten actors, was taken by the Oscars host and then uploaded to her Twitter account @TheEllen Show.

The 'super selfie', as it is now known, stands at 2.7 million retweets and has been favourited 1.4 million times by Twitter users.

Twitter contacted the Oscars' producers alerting them that Twitter had crashed due to the photo being uploaded.

[Image] Ellen DeGeneres (centre) withs actors front row from left, Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Ellen DeGeneres, Bradley Cooper, Peter Nyong'o Jr., and, second row, from left, Channing Tatum, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o and Angelina Jolie as they pose for a 'selfie' portrait. Photo: AP Photo/Ellen DeGeneres


Sabine Brix

Sabine Brix

Sabine Brix is the digital editor for Gay News Network.

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