It is a matter of fact that the lead with which US president Barack Obama has won the election is no record because the number of votes that he has got this time are must less as compared to the number of votes that he got last time 4 years ago. However, the good news for Obama supporters is that, he has won the election one more time and now he has been elected as the United States president again for another 4 year time.
This post is not to discuss about the election that Barack Obama won yesterday but it is about the record he has created on social media. Yes, social media is playing and important and vital role in elections now and we are here to share the record created by Obama with you.
First let’s take a look at the Twitter record. Let me tell you that the number of retweets that his tweet shown in screenshot below has got is a world record. In entire Twitter history, no tweet has been retweeted so many times. Take a look at the picture below that was shared by Barack Obama’s social media team on Twitter yesterday.
As you can see in the photo above, the tweet shared by Barack Obama’s Twitter account got more than 725,769 retweets that has never happened before in the history of Twitter. Moreover, more than 250,637 people favorite that tweet and that too has never happened on Twitter before. Obama is really on the way to make some serious record when it comes to twitter. You should not be overwhelmed with the progress on twitter because what we are going to reveal below is something enormous that has never happened before on Facebook.
The same picture that was shared by Barack Obama’s social media team on twitter was also shared on his official Facebook Page. The title of the photo is same “Four more years.” This is a very simple message but the noticeable thing is not the picture or the hug or the wrists watch that Obama is wearing but the number of people that have liked this photo. It is amazing to see that more than 3,622,967 people on Facebook have liked that one photo and this has never happened on Facebook before. So, all of you who were getting overwhelmed by looking at twitter stats should be about to get a minor heart attack by seeing the Facebook photo. While we speak, the number of likes will keep increasing.
Let us also take a look at the number of people who have shared this photo. More than 488,046 people had already shared that picture while by the time I had taken that screen shot. Have you ever seen a status update or a photo shared by any celebrity on Facebook getting thousands of comments? What about hundreds of thousands of comments? Well, you can see the history being created in the photo above where more than 176,530 people have commented on that photo of President to congratulate him on the win.