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Twitter Says Chadwick Boseman’s Final Tweet Is The Most-Liked In History

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As most now know, the world lost a king over the weekend. Chadwick Boseman, best known for his role as King T’Challa in Marvel’s Black Panther, died after a four-year battle with colon cancer.

Fans spent the days after his death flooding social media with tributes and eulogies to Boseman. Yesterday, Twitter confirmed that the tweet announcing the actor’s tragic death is the most-liked tweet in history.

“Most liked Tweet ever,” wrote Twitter’s official account. “Most liked Tweet ever. A tribute fit for a King. #WakandaForever.”

The tweet, which both confirmed the actor’s secret cancer diagnosis and his death, received more than 7.4 million likes and 3.1 million retweets in three days.

Before Boseman’s tweet, a photograph of President Barack Obama held the top spot, with 4.3 million likes and 1.6 million views.

The Twitter account @yousuck2020 tweeted the most-retweeted post ever in January 2019. The tweet, which offers 1 million yen to 100 people if they follow the poster and retweet the post, received more than 4.3 million retweets.

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