Twitter user Carter Wilkerson’s retweeted tweet hashtag just became the most shared of all time, according to the social microblog, surpassing Ellen DeGeneres’…
Reno, Nevada resident and Twitter user, Carter Wilkerson, just became the record-holder for the most retweeted tweet hashtag in the social network’s history. Launched in July 2006, the Twitter social microblog now claims, 328 million monthly active users.
#NuggsForCarter becomes the Most Retweeted Tweet Hashtag of All Time
Wilkerson tweeted to @Wendys, inquiring how many retweets are needed to get a year of free chicken nuggets earned a reply of “18 million.” Wilkerson then replied, “Consider it done.”
HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS pic.twitter.com/4SrfHmEMo3
— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017
Wilkerson’s tweet to @Wendys, asking, “Yo @Wendys how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets?” currently has 3.42 million retweets. That’s more than Ellen DeGeneres’ famous selfie
On April 1st, Wilkerson had only 138 followers. Now, the high schooler has more than 100,000 followers, according to Twitter.
“As a nod to his success, @Wendys will provide Carter with a gift card for a year’s worth of free nuggets and a $100,000 donation in Carter’s name to the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption (@DTFA), which finds loving homes for children in foster care. Carter is raising additional dollars for the cause on his website nuggsforcarter.com.”
See the full details on the official Twitter blog. The company just recently announced it is bringing Twitter Moments vertical video ads to the platform. Twitter also just added an emoji search option to its network.
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