It was a moment we were all waiting for! As Leonardo DiCaprio finally took the best actor prize at the 88th Academy Awards, Twitter went gaga!
That moment was the most tweeted moment of an Oscar telecast ever according to data from Twitter. DiCaprio’s win led to 440,000 tweets per minute, beating out the previous record of 255,000 Tweets per minute set in 2014 when Oscar host Ellen Degeneres tweeted a star-studded selfie that “broke the Internet.”
DiCaprio’s won his first Oscars for his performance in The Revenant, after missing out on a golden statue on five previous occasions.