Obama’s “Four More Years” Tweet Is the Most Popular Tweet in HistoryBy: Josh Wolford - November 7, 2012
Good morning, America. Last night you reelected the President. And although there will be no change in the White House for the next four years, there has been a shakeup inside the ranks of Twitter’s most popular tweets.
Ladies and gentlemen, meet your new most popular tweet ever:
Four more years. http://t.co/bAJE6Vom
As of 9 am ET on Wednesday, this tweet has over 626,000 retweets and over 212,000 favorites. But it only needed a few minutes to become the most retweeted tweet in Twitter history. Shortly after posting the tweet, Twitter’s @gov team informed the President that he had officially claimed another prize:
In all, Twitter reports 31 million election-related tweets yesterday and a peak tweets-per-minute total of 327,452 – right as the networks began to call the race for President Obama.