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Barack Obama’s Tweet on #Charlottesville may become Most Popular Ever



Barack Obama's Tweet on #Charlottesville may become Most Popular EverFormer U.S. president Barack Obama‘s response to the #Charlottesville protests by white nationalists may become the most popular tweet in the history of the social network.

Earlier on Tuesday, it was the third most popular, behind Ellen DeGeneresOscars 2014 selfie (2.4m “likes” and 3.4m retweets) and Ariana Grande‘s message to her fans that she was “broken” after the tragic attack on her concert venue in Manchester on May 22, 2017 (2.7m “likes” & 1.1m retweets)

The tweet has however surpassed Ellen DeGeneres’ in terms of “likes” and is now the second most “liked” tweet of all time

Obama, following the #Charlottesville protest had tweeted a photo of him and some kids, alongside a quote by the late Nelson Mandela.

Photo Credit: Twitter – @barackobama


  1. OA

    August 16, 2017 at 12:35 am

    Oseeyy Baddest! Una do well!

  2. Beula

    August 16, 2017 at 10:32 am

    Original tweet by the one and ONLY Nelson Mandela……

  3. Tosin

    August 16, 2017 at 10:33 am

    Whether or not it’s a tweet on Charlottesville, it’s a very beautiful photo. It completely charms the soul.

  4. ***

    August 16, 2017 at 11:11 am

    This is probably the most powerful message of love I’ve come across

    • Misslolly

      August 16, 2017 at 12:13 pm

      You should try reading the Bible

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