Ellen DeGeneres demonstrated this past Sunday at the Oscars why she’s one of the top celebrity personalities on Twitter, as she not only broke a new record with a selfie but managed to simultaneously crashTwitter itself with the post.
It was a wonderful demonstration of the power of social media and also captured all the elements of a successful post. DeGeneres vowed to set a new record with a photo of her posing with a bunch of A-list stars from the audience, including Meryl Streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Julia Roberts, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, and Kevin Spacey. She had Bradley Cooper take the photo, which she captioned, “If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever.