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Ellen Degeneres Apologizes to Pres. Obama for Breaking Twitter Record, Obama: ‘Cheap Stunt’

Obama DegeneresWe didn’t get the dream selfie tweet-off we were hoping for, but President Obama‘s appearance on “The Ellen Degeneres Show” yesterday did produce some friendly jousting about Ellen breaking the president’s retweet record.

“I apologize for doing it, but I broke your retweet record,” Degeneres said to the president.

“I thought it was a pretty cheap stunt, myself,” the president responded. “Getting a bunch of celebrities in the background, feeding them pizza.”

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Social TV Dreaming: A Selfie Tweet-Off Between Ellen Degeneres and Pres. Obama

ellen selfieFor those who weren’t completely consumed by the Ellen Degeneres Oscars selfie heard round the Internet, Ellen’s record-breaking Oscars tweet (3,402,000 retweets as we speak) topped the previous retweet record of one important individual: President Barack Obama.

Obama previously held the record, as his “four more years” tweet featuring a photo of him and First Lady Michelle Obama hugging after his re-election amassed 780,000 retweets.

Well, new twitter champion and old twitter champion will face off tomorrow, as President Obama makes his first appearance as president on “The Ellen Degeneres Show” via a live shot from The White House.

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It’s a Selfie-Off Between Ellen Degeneres and…General Colin Powell

The selfie revolution is officially underway, and former U.S. Secretary of State General Colin Powell posted a response to Ellen Degeneres‘ now epic Oscars selfie with his own up close-up taken 60 years ago.

Lost Remote prediction: keep your eye on selfie app CamMe, which has created buzz as of late and might blow up alongside the selfie craze.

Ellen’s Oscars Moments Still Causing Stir on Social

Five days after Ellen Degeneres‘ star-studded Oscars selfie that obliterated the previous retweet record and humongous pizza order, social media is still reacting.

“The Simpsons” on Fox has their own version of the Oscars selfie.

“Scandal” star Darby Stanchfield tweeted at Ellen asking what her pizza preference was.

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#LupitasLipBalm: Why Clarins was the biggest social TV winner at the 2014 Oscars

rs_560x415-140303093418-1024.lupita-clarins-lip-balm-oscars-ellen-030314Sometimes a small gesture goes a long way.

Last night at the 2014 Oscars, Ellen DeGeneres truly played the role of host as she delivered pizzas to the Hollywood elite during the ceremony. Everyone has been discussing one of the most star-studded selfies of all-time – which was a boon for Twitter and social TV – but the true winner last night was Clarins.

While Ellen delivered the pizza, she wasn’t going to pay for it. Instead, she began collecting money in Pharrell’s hat and received from Harvey Weinstein, John Travolta, and Kevin Spacey, before she reached Lupita Nyong’o.

“Your stock just went up. You have some money now, Lupita.” Read more

Oscars Live Blog: Ellen Rules Twitter, Photobombing Run Amok, Social Love for Acceptance Speeches

Social media will be active throughout the 86th annual Academy Awards tonight, and Lost Remote will be reporting the top moments and images as they happen.

Pre-show Red Carpet

Co-host of  ABC’s “Oscars Red Carper Live” Lara Spencer had fun with rehearsals.

And her co-host Robin Roberts commented on Lara’s apparent wardrobe malfunction.

“Live with Kelly and Michael’s” dynamic duo on the red carpet. Read more

‘The Ellen DeGeneres Show’ is giving away $100k using Viggle

Since launching in January 2012, Viggle has been making a splash as the go-to second screen app for brands and advertisers alike. We’ve recently written about Viggle’s partnership with the NBA for the 2013 NBA Playoffs and about their partnership for with Dan Marino for their MyGuy app activation surrounding the NFL Playoffs. Read more