When it was becoming more clear that Barack Obama would be reelected and remain President of the United States, he tweeted and Facebooked the news to his millions of followers/fans. One photo update in particular resonated with people, and it has now become the most-liked photo in the history of the social network.
You may have already seen the photo – that embrace between President Obama and First Lady Michelle. According to Facebook, it became the most-liked photo in history last night when it hit 2.1 million likes.
As of the writing of this article, the photo has broken the 3 million like barrier and also boasts over 366,000 shares.
According to Facebook, the most popular terms on the site when Obama was declared the winner were “Obama wins,” “Romney,” “President,” “Four More Years,” and “Come on.” The President shared the hugging photo on multiple social networks with the phrase “Four More Years.”
It’s not just Facebook where that photo made a big splash. The hugging photo has also been given the title of most-retweeted tweet in the history of Twitter.