Former US President Barack Obama’s who currently has 93.3 million followers on Saturday 12th August posted a tweet in response to the deadly violence in the Charlottesville, Virginia rally that has garnered over 3 million likes (1.2 million retweets), making it the most-approved post in the Twitter’s history.
His tweet now surpasses Ariana Grande’s distraught message that read; “broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words“ – following the Manchester terror attack in May. Her tweet garnered 2.7 million likes (with over 1 million retweets).
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017
Obama tweet read, “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion.”
And also according to online reports, this tweet is also the fourth most-retweeted post ever, with more than 1.2 million retweets. The first place is currently held by a tweet posted by a Nevada teen (3.6 million retweets) who was trying to get 18 million retweets for a free year of chicken nuggets from Wendy’s, followed by Ellen DeGeneres Oscars selfie (3.4 million retweets) in the second position, and One Direction’s Louis Tomlinson 2011 tweet at Harry Styles in the third position.