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Barack Obama’s anti-racism tweet most liked: Here are the most popular posts ever

The number of likes for the tweet by Obama has now passed the 2.7 million for singer Ariana Grande’s post after a bombing in Manchester, where she was performing.

world Updated: Aug 16, 2017 16:39 IST
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The number of likes for the tweet by Obama has now passed the 2.7 million for singer Ariana Grande’s post after a bombing in Manchester, where she was performing. (Twitter/Barack Obama)

A tweet by former US President Barack Obama condemning racism after a white supremacist rally in US’ Charlottesville has become the most liked ever.

The tweet, quoting the late South African president Nelson Mandela, read: “No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion.”

The number of likes for the tweet by Obama has now passed the 2.7 million for singer Ariana Grande’s post after a bombing in Manchester, where she was performing.

Here are top five retweeted and liked posts ever on the platform (data provided by favstar.fm):

Most retweeted:

Most liked tweets:

First Published: Aug 16, 2017 15:40 IST