Mar 3, 2014 8:44 AM by NBC News

Oscar Record Breaking Tweet

CALIFORNIA - Academy Awards host Ellen Degeneres has set a new record for the most retweeted tweet in less than a hour.

Degeneres posted this selfie taken by actor Bradley Cooper during Sunday's show.

The image was retweeted 115,000 times in the first minutes, crashing her @ellenshow account.

Within just 33 minutes it had been retweeted 1.9 million times, surpassing the previous record holder.

That was an image of President Obama and First Lady Michelle hugging taken on November 6, 2012.


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