1. Obama's “Four More Years” Is the Most Re-Tweeted Ever
When Ohio turned blue and news networks called the race for Obama, the president tweeted “four more years” with a picture of him and the first lady hugging on the campaign trail. In less than 24 hours, the tweet was re-tweeted almost 800,000 times. According to the Guinnes World Records, this is already the most shared tweet ever, displacing Justin Bieber's birthday tweet.
2. Obama's Facebook Pic Becomes Most Liked Ever
To celebrate his victory, Obama posted the same picture he tweeted on his Facebook page. It quickly became the most liked photo — as well as item — in the history of the social network, Facebook for Journalists confirmed it after 3 a.m. The picture now has more than 3.5 million likes.
3. Twitter Breaks Several Records
Election Night was huge for Twitter. The social network registered 31 million tweets, the most tweeted about political event ever, with a peak of 327,452 tweets per minute.
4. Fox News Breaks Several Records
Foxnews.com had more than 28 million visits Tuesday, according to Adobe SiteCatalyst data, marking the highest number of uniques in the site's 16 years. That number means a 95% increase since Election Night 2008. Visitors of the website also watched the channel online, with 6 million video starts and 3 million live streams.
CNN.com broke its four-year traffic record during Election Day. The site registered 23 million unique visitors for 203 million page views. More than half of its pageviews came from its Politics and Digital Election Center pages. CNN online videos also had a great night, with 382,000 live streams and 6 million video starts, according to Adobe Site Catalyst.