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Oscars 2016: Leonardo DiCaprio's Win Becomes Most Tweeted Moment

  | February 29, 2016 17:16 IST (Los Angeles)
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Leonardo and director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu at the Oscars. (Image courtesy: AFP)

Leonardo won the best actor trophy for his role of a fur-trapper in The Revenant and the moment saw 440,000 tweets per minute. It shattered Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres' record of 255,000 tweets per minute when she tweeted a star-studded selfie from the venue

Leonardo DiCaprio's long-pending Academy win is not just special for him but it has emerged as a record-breaker by being the most-tweeted moment of an Oscars broadcast ever.
Leonardo won the best actor trophy for his role of a fur-trapper in The Revenant and the much-anticipated moment saw 440,000 tweets per minute flooding the microblogging site, reported Entertainment Weekly.
It shattered Oscars 2014 host Ellen DeGeneres' record of 255,000 tweets per minute when she tweeted a star-studded selfie from the venue. (Also Read: Oscars: Leonardo DiCaprio's Gold Rush Thrills Bollywood)
The second most tweeted moment of the Oscars night was Spotlight winning the Best Picture award.
Mad Max: Fury Road's big win in the technical department, especially for sound mixing, was the third most tweeted moment from the Oscars.


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