Hillary Clinton had the most retweeted tweet of the 2016 election, according to a spokesperson for Twitter.
Twitter spokesman Nick Pacilio said on Twitter that a quote Clinton tweeted from her concession speech was the most retweeted of more than 1 billion tweets about the 2016 election.
Of the more than 1 *billion* Tweets sent about #Election2016, this was the most RT'd: https://t.co/sYGBQjRFyC— Nick Pacilio (@Nick Pacilio)1479432106.0
"To all the little girls watching...never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world."— Hillary Clinton (@Hillary Clinton)1478710319.0
“And to all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable, and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world to pursue and achieve your own dreams,” Clinton said during her speech.
Clinton held the previous record as well for a June tweet advising her rival Donald Trump to delete his account.
Delete your account. https://t.co/Oa92sncRQY— Hillary Clinton (@Hillary Clinton)1465496873.0
Trump’s most retweeted tweet prior to the election was a rebuttal to Clinton’s suggestion.
How long did it take your staff of 823 people to think that up--and where are your 33,000 emails that you deleted? https://t.co/gECLNtQizQ— Donald J. Trump (@Donald J. Trump)1465504832.0
The social media platform dubbed the 2016 presidential election “the Twitter election.”
Tweets mentioning candidates @HillaryClinton and @realDonaldTrump since the start of 2016 https://t.co/G3gqyWhkGH— TwitterGov (@TwitterGov)1478546847.0
Tuesday was the most-Tweeted election day ever: 75+ million global election-related Tweets sent through 3am ET as T… https://t.co/w3fJnjaxqT— TwitterGov (@TwitterGov)1478790139.0