A tweet announcing that the world had lost Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman is now the most liked tweet of all time.
Twitter confirmed the accolade on its own verified account:
His digital footprint will live on via social media – RIP Chadwick Boseman.
The viral tweet now stands alone at the top of Twitter’s metrics board with more than 6.7 million likes.
Not far behind this is the tweet from Barack Obama in 2017 which has been liked more than 4.3 million times.