How many celebrities can you fit into a selfie? I don’t know about the record for the most famous faces in a tweet (there isn’t one) but this tweet from Ellen Degeneres at last night’s Academy Awards has beaten President Obama’s ‘4 more years’ for the greatest number of retweets.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
It appears Ellen’s tweeting was sponsored by Samsung, a sponsor of the awards show which Ellen was presenting. The Verge reports that she appeared to be using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3. However, several people observed that she reverted to using her iPhone backstage.
— E! Red Carpet (@redcarpet) March 2, 2014
And of course the parodies were quick off the mark:
— Grumpy Cat (@RealGrumpyCat) March 3, 2014