1. At just 22 minutes after it was posted, this had already become the most popular tweet of all time:
2. As of this morning, its retweets nearly tripled:
3. And this quickly became #2:
4. For context:
Justin Bieber held the previous record, followed by football player TJ Lang.
- In a landmark prison reform decision, California has agreed to a settlement that will effectively end indefinite solitary confinement in the state. ›
- Los Angeles has officially been selected as the American candidate city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics. ›
- Missouri executed Roderick Nunley Tuesday night for a 1989 rape and murder. It was the state's sixth execution this year, and the nation's 20th. ›