Most popular tweets on Twitter as of November 2018, by number of retweets (in millions)

Twitter: most popular tweets as of November 2018 This statistic presents the most retweeted Twitter posts of all time. Up until July 2018, a star-studded selfie taken by Ellen DeGeneres during the 2014 Academy Awards ceremony still remains one of the most popular posts on Twitter with more than 3.33 million retweets. However, the first spot on the ranking was claimed by Carter Wilkerson, asking fast food chain Wendy's for free chicken nuggets in exchange for retweets.
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Number of retweets
Carter Wilkerson: Wendys free chicken nuggets3.58
Ellen DeGeneres: 2014 Oscars photo3.33
Louis Tomlinson: Always in my heart @Harry_Styles2.68
El Rubius: LIMONADA1.78
Barack Obama: "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin..."1.68
El Rubius: LIMONADA 2.01.5
Penn State Interfraternity Council: With the current devastation in Houston, we are pledging $0.15 for every RT this gets!1.12
Damarious Randall: If the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2018 NBA finals I’ll buy everyone who retweet’s this a jersey...1.1
Ariana Grande: broken. from the bottom of my heart, I am so sorry.1.07
Ryan Sesselman: She’s tough. But she’s worth it.1.07
Number of retweets
Carter Wilkerson: Wendys free chicken nuggets3.58
Ellen DeGeneres: 2014 Oscars photo3.33
Louis Tomlinson: Always in my heart @Harry_Styles2.68
El Rubius: LIMONADA1.78
Barack Obama: "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin..."1.68
El Rubius: LIMONADA 2.01.5
Penn State Interfraternity Council: With the current devastation in Houston, we are pledging $0.15 for every RT this gets!1.12
Damarious Randall: If the Cleveland Cavaliers win the 2018 NBA finals I’ll buy everyone who retweet’s this a jersey...1.1
Ariana Grande: broken. from the bottom of my heart, I am so sorry.1.07
Ryan Sesselman: She’s tough. But she’s worth it.1.07
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This statistic presents the most retweeted Twitter posts of all time. Up until July 2018, a star-studded selfie taken by Ellen DeGeneres during the 2014 Academy Awards ceremony still remains one of the most popular posts on Twitter with more than 3.33 million retweets. However, the first spot on the ranking was claimed by Carter Wilkerson, asking fast food chain Wendy's for free chicken nuggets in exchange for retweets.
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Release date
November 2018
Region
Worldwide
Survey time period
as of November 12, 2018

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