"Long before midnight Sunday, the photo had been retweeted more than 2 million times, breaking a record set by President Barack Obama with the picture of him hugging First Lady Michelle Obama after his re-election in 2012.DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter | Nation & World | The Seattle Times
Twitter also sent out an apology because all of the retweeting disrupted service for more than 20 minutes after 10 p.m. ET."
Monday, March 03, 2014
DeGeneres' selfie crashes Twitter | Nation & World | The Seattle Times
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