Ellen DeGeneres Made History Today When Her Oscar Selfie Tweet Became THE Most Retweeted Tweet OF ALL TIME
Ellen's Selfie Tweet Beat Previous Record Holder @baracakobama, Posted When The President Won Re-Election
Ellen, Who Is Also The Host Of The 2014 Oscars, Had Taken The Photo With A Samsung Galaxy Note 3
The Verge Noted That The Presence Of Samsung, Main Sponsor Of The Oscars, Was "Pretty Over-The-Top, Extending From The Samsung Galaxy S5 Commercials All The Way To The Stage"
The company also happens to be sponsoring the Green Room at the Oscars this year. According to Architectural Digest, the company created a massive video wall composed of 86 televisions, smartphones, and tablets showing footage from the movies nominated tonight.theverge.com
All this is fully expected from Samsung. This is now the fifth year it's sponsored the award show, and AdAge reports it bought five minutes of air time for tonight. Meanwhile, the company spent $24 million on the Oscars between 2009 and 2013.theverge.com
Poor Jared Leto Got Cropped Out...
It Appeared That Backstage, However, Ellen Was Using Her Personal iPhone Instead
This Isn't The First Celebrity Slip Up; In November 2012, Oprah Tweeted Her Love For The Microsoft Surface Using Her iPad
Even if Oprah has never used a Surface or insists on using official Twitter apps, she can still use the Twitter website — especially if she only needs to send one endorsement tweet for the Surface. And yes, the tweet would look the same even from her iPad. Now it makes her look like a sell-out.techcrunch.com
In February 2013, Alicia Keys Who Was Then BlackBerry's Global Creative Director, Blamed Hackers For A Tweet Sent From An iPhone
Singer Alicia Keys, BlackBerry's new Global Creative Director, found herself in a social-media scandal after allegedly tweeting from an iPhone, and then blaming the incident on hackers.mashable.com
BlackBerry bestowed Keys with the creative director title in January 2013, at a big launch of the company's new BlackBerry 10 operating system. But on 2 Jan 2014, the company said it had "completed our year-long collaboration" with Keys. BlackBerry declined to comment specifically as to why the relationship came to an end. Her stint officially wraps up on January 31.cnn.com
"It Is Possible That One Of The People On DeGeneres' Team With An iPhone Having Access To Her Official Account Took The Photo And Tweeted It"
Also Circulating On The Internet, What Grumpy Cat And Steve Aoki Did With Ellen's Celebrity Group Selfie...
More Of Ellen DeGeneres At The 2014 Oscars In PHOTOS:
Comedienne and talk show star Ellen DeGeneres returned as Oscar host on Sunday, bringing her deadpan affability, and free pizza, to the 86th Academy Awards show while still poking fun at Hollywood royalty.reuters.com