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This Obama-Michelle hug photo is most retweeted post ever

November 07, 2012 15:08 IST
This picture of United States Barack Obama hugging his wife Michelle has become the most re-tweeted post ever.  

This shot is not actually a reaction to Wednesday's win. But it was posted on Obama's official Twitter account along with the message of "Four more years" after the won the presidential race.

The tweet was retweeted over 4,30,000 times, and favourited over 1,40,000 times when we last checked. 

Obama's tweet has overtaken the retweet record held previously by singer Justin Bieber, whose tweet about the passing of a young fan who died of brain cancer was retweeted over 223,000 times.