Obama Tweet on Charlottesville Breaks Twitter Record
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Barack Obama was the first president of the United States to be active on social media.
When Obama left office in January, many people wondered if he would continue using services like Facebook and Twitter.
It turns out, he tweets only a few times a month.
After Donald Trump became president, Obama used Twitter to say some goodbyes and share memories from his eight years in the White House.
He wished everyone a happy Valentine's Day on February 14.
In March, he tweeted about International Women's Day, the death of singer Chuck Berry and a terrorist attack in London.
In May, he tweeted about the bomb that killed over 20 people after American singer Ariana Grande performed in Manchester, England.
In June, Obama wrote that of all the many things he has done, he was most proud to be the father of daughters Sasha and Malia. And he wished everyone a happy Father's Day.
Since then, he went on social media to write about health care, as the U.S. Senate debated the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. And he wished Senator John McCain a speedy recovery after tests showed McCain has a form of brain cancer.
But it was Obama's tweet from last weekend that has received the most attention. In fact, it is now the most-liked tweet of all time, with over 3.3 million likes in just a few days.
Obama user Twitter to quote former South African president Nelson Mandela after deadly violence in the American city of Charlottesville, Virginia. His tweet came after a day in which white nationalists gathered to protest the city's decision to move the statue of a Civil War general. Other protesters also gathered to denounce the group. One woman was killed and more than 20 others injured when a man drove a car into the counter-protesters.
Obama wrote: "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion. ..." The former president included a photograph of himself looking through a window at three children of different races.
The Mandela quote continued to two more tweets, but the first one got the most attention.
The tweet surpassed a tweet from Ariana Grande that expressed sympathy for those hurt by the bomb that exploded after her show.
By Wednesday morning, Obama's tweet was the fifth-most re-tweeted of all time, according to the website Favstar.fm.
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1.left office 辞职；离职
I am a senior political figure who has just left office.
2.brain cancer 脑癌
A scan revealed he was suffering from terminal brain cancer and had only three months to live.
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1.By Wednesday morning, Obama's tweet was the fifth-most re-tweeted of all time, according to the website Favstar.fm.
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2.And he wished Senator John McCain a speedy recovery after tests showed McCain has a form of brain cancer.
speedy recovery 早日康复
We wish Bill a speedy recovery.
I've heard you are slightly indisposed these days. I wish you a speedy recovery.
巴拉克·奥巴马（Barack Obama）是美国史上第一位活跃于社交媒体的总统 。
总统唐纳德·特朗普（Donald Trump）上任后，奥巴马发推特与民众道别，还分享了自己在白宫8年的美好回忆 。
3月份，奥巴马分别就国际妇女节、歌手查克·贝里（Chuck Berry）离世、伦敦恐怖主义袭击等事件发表推文 。
5月份，奥巴马就英国曼彻斯特发生的致20多人死亡的爆炸事件发表推文，当时美国歌手爱莉安娜·格兰德（Ariana Grande）的演唱会刚刚结束 。
6月份，奥巴马发表推文感慨，平生做过的事情无数，但最让他自豪的是成为萨莎和玛莉亚的父亲 。他也祝愿天下所有父亲节日快乐 。
之后，在美国参议院对平价医疗法案（奥巴马医改）争论不休时，他还在社交媒体上发表过与医疗相关的内容 。奥巴马还发推祝愿参议员约翰·麦凯恩（John McCain）早日康复，当时麦凯恩被检测出罹患脑癌 。
不过上周末，奥巴马的一条推特博得了有史以来最多的关注量 。其实这条推特成为有史以来点赞量最高的一条推文，仅仅几天内就获得330万的点赞量 。
奥巴马发推文并引用了南非总统纳尔逊·曼德拉（Nelson Mandela）的名言，当时弗吉尼亚州夏洛茨维尔刚发生了致命的暴力袭击案件 。他发表推文的一天前，白人民族主义者因不满该市移除一尊内战将军的雕像而举行抗议 。而其他抗议者也纷纷聚在一起，谴责该团体 。一名男子驱车进入反对抗议的人群导致1名女性死亡，20多人受伤 。