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Whether it’s spicy news, an exciting announcement, a movie release, disaster, laughter, or anything else, Twitter became the center for all. It is the most engaging social network with billions of tweets. But have you ever wondered which tweets get retweeted the most and why they got that way? If you’re nodding yes, we’ve done our research and found the top 5 most retweeted tweets to date.
Like other leading social networks, Twitter has a huge number of users. From supreme leader Barack Obama to heartthrob Robert Downey Jr., they are all active on Twitter and have huge followings. But their tweets are not in the top 5 most retweeted tweets.
It was a tweet from Carter Wilkerson, who used to hold the record, but….. But what? How did the prank tweet get so many retweets, not once but twice? And what’s the third tweet? Further? and Fifth? Wait!!! Keep your curiosity going as this post has the answers to all the questions that pop into your head. Read on to find out who is in the top 5 and why they deserve to be at the top.
Most Retweeted Tweets Until 2022
Every post affects the world of Twitter.
Whether it’s about bitcoin theft by hackers or an informative tweet about a vaccine, this is the most active platform. Whether you’re a celebrity on earth with millions of Twitter followers or a regular person, it lets you share your thoughts, photos, and videos without a second thought.
That’s why it has evolved into a microblogging site with millions of new claims posted every second. Which of these tweets caught people’s attention?
|S. No.||Most retweeted tweets of all time||retweets|
|one||Giving away 100 million yen||4.18 million|
|2||Giveaway 1 million yen||3.59 million|
|3||Man needs his nuggets||3.28 million|
|4||Last goodbye||3.01 million|
|5||Oscar painting||3.01 million|
1. Yusaku Maezawa @yousuck2020 | 4.18 million retweets
Gifts are always special.
And why not?
Giveaways allow you to win interesting gifts in exchange for followers, comments, likes and retweets on Twitter.
Yusaku Maezawa’s prank raised a buzz and made him the first on the list of the most retweeted tweets in the history of the Twitter world.
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Yusaku Maezawa is a Japanese art collector and billionaire entrepreneur (the 22nd richest person in Japan) and owner of Zozotown. As an entrepreneur, he announced the upcoming biggest New Year’s sale, which brought him a profit of 10 billion yen. It’s too much!!
So, to thank everyone who did this great work, he announced a huge giveaway. 100 million yen.
Yes, this is not a joke!
Full 100 million yen, also in cash.
100 people were to receive 1 million each. All they have to do is follow him on Twitter and retweet that particular tweet. Yes it is. After the end of the period, he will communicate directly with the winners.
This huge giveaway was posted on January 5, 2019 and has over 1.2 million likes.
2. Yusaku Maezawa @yousuck2020 | 3.59 million retweets
Yusaku Maezawa’s tweet again!
And it’s about a similar giveaway where Yusaku Maezawa announces to give away 1 million yen to 1,000 people after he made a profit of 1 billion yen. Give a lot! interested people should follow him and retweet his tweet. But the purpose and details about the winner have been explained on his YouTube channel.
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This tweet by Yusaku Maezawa was the second most retweeted tweet with over 3.59 million retweets and 1.2 million likes.
3. Carter Wilkerson @carterjwm | 3.28 million retweets
“A man needs his nuggets”
Yeah, “A man needs his nuggets”
Hey, why are you shocked? It’s simple: “A man needs his nuggets.”
This tweet by Carter Wilkerson made internet users go crazy. He made a deal! A deal where he demanded free Wendy chicken nuggets in exchange for retweets.
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This tweet received 942.8 thousand likes and 3.28 million retweets.
I think the chicken nuggets are worth it!
4. Chadwick Boseman Family @chadwickboseman | 3.01 million retweets
Remember how people trolled Chadwick Boseman when he lost a lot of weight?
Well, nothing can compensate for the loss of a great soul!
And if death is sudden, all we do is just regret it.
Regret that I could not see a person for the last time, in his last minutes, on his last breath. And the sad demise of prominent Avengers star Chadwick Boseman did the same to people on Twitter.
The last tweet from his Twitter handle was from his family. They tweeted that Chadwick battled stage III colon cancer. since 2016. The disease took everything from him: his acting career, good health and, finally, his life.
Black Panther King of Glory T’Challa received many retweets for this latest note from his family. But it was not only because of the news of the death, but also because of the regret of the people who trolled him in his bad last days.
Rest in peace….. Rest in peace Chadwick Boseman.
This single tweet received 7.4 million likes and 3.01 million retweets. He has been trending on Twitter for a long time after his family announced the bad news.
5. Ellen DeGeneres @TheEllenShow | 3.01 million retweets
Who doesn’t know that Ellen DeGeneres has been hosting her successful TheEllenShow since 2003! Quite a long time!
She always adds an element of fun and craziness to each of her interviews, whether it’s a famous star or Lil’s baby. She’s just amazing.
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But this time, she hit the list of most retweeted tweets with one of her tweets about Oscar night. She posted a star-studded photo with a bunch of talented stars and tweeted, “If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo. #Oscar”.
Oh my god, she’s really funny!
Do you know how much this tweet cost?
Well, in case you didn’t know, this tweet of hers got over 2.1 million likes and 3.01 retweets.
So these are the top 5 most retweeted tweets on the internet. Whether it’s a tweet about a $100 million giveaway or an announcement to leave the beautiful world, all these tweets have some value to add to Twitter and the people who use it.
Now it’s your turn, tell us what is your favorite tweet among those mentioned and whether they deserve to be on the list or not.
For now, enjoy to the fullest!