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Ellen's selfie at Oscars most retweeted tweet ever!

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LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (WKOW) -- The host of the 86th annual Academy Awards, Ellen Degeneres, managed to set a social media record with a celebrity-filled selfie.

The picture was retweeted more time than any photograph in twitter history. It has over a million more than President Obama's picture in 2012.

She went out into the audience and gathered a number of stars - including Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Jennifer Lawrence, Kevin Spacey and Bradley Cooper who shot the image.

Ellen then encouraged people to sent it around the Internet. She had a pretty good head start, give that she has more than 25 Million followers on twitter.

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