At 9 p.m. PST, the Ellen tweet was pushing 1.8 million retweets (although
That obliterates the Obama retweet total of 778,801.
The DeGeneres tweet was taken by
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences acknowledged on Twitter (that's a little ironic) that the DeGeneres tweet had temporarily broken the platform, with an "our bad."
Meanwhile, other celebrity selfies were emerging from the Selfie Oscars. Here's one from Joseph Gordon Levitt.