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How This Famous Oscar Photobomb Defines Twitter for Marketers

davidcheng
Last Sunday, Oscar host Ellen broke Twitter with the most epic of all selfies. The picture was retweeted more than 1.3 million times in less than an hour, breaking President Obama’s 2012 record. What Peter Nyong'o did in the photo happens thousands of time day on Twitter, as the “normals” interact directly with the celebrities of their field.
How This Famous Oscar Photobomb Defines Twitter for Marketers

#Oscars2014: The Twitter Story [INFOGRAPHIC]

richtwood
During the 86th Academy Awards, from 8:30pm to 12am ET, 14.7 million tweets were posted across the globe, with seven million incorporating the hashtags #oscars and #oscars2014. It’s certainly fair to say that Twitter was buzzing with activity throughout the duration.
#Oscars2014: The Twitter Story [INFOGRAPHIC]

Ad-Spamming Redux: Ellen's Samsung Oscars Narcissistic Selfie

Localspeak
Ellen DeGeneres did break the world’s retweet record - set by President Obama’s “#Four more years” on election night 2012 – with her Samsung-sponsored Oscar celeb selfie, “#If only Bradley’s arm was longer.” But that’s where their similarity ends.
Ad-Spamming Redux: Ellen's Samsung Oscars Narcissistic Selfie

Academy Apologizes for Breaking Twitter

Tracy Sestili
If you watched the #Oscars last night, then you know that Ellen DeGeneres decided to have a little fun with Twitter - and triggered so many retweets that Twitter crashed. Talk about star power! It shows how interactive television has become with social media. It really is giving advertisers incredible options for connecting with their audience.
Academy Apologizes for Breaking Twitter

Real Time at the Oscars

DavidMeermanScott
Ellen DeGeneres's Academy Awards selfie injected some fun, real-time quirkiness to what is an over-produced event. Real-time is now a part of every business. Live broadcasts like the Academy Awards bring people together. But it’s no longer a passive one way watching of television; now we share our thoughts via social networks.
Real Time at the Oscars

Tweet in Haste, Regret in Leisure: The Onion's Oscar Faux-Pas

BrianAdamsPR
(WARNING: ADULT CONTENT) If you were on Twitter after the Oscars then you are aware of “The Tweet," sent out at 8:42PST and taken down within the next hour. Its content divided Twitter users between defenders of satire and those standing up for a 9-year-old Oscar nominee.
Tweet in Haste, Regret in Leisure: The Onion's Oscar Faux-Pas

Your #1 Source for the 2009 Academy Award Recap

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