Former US President Barack Obama’s response to Charlottesville violence this week has become the most liked tweet of the history.
The tweet, posted late Saturday, was the first in a series of three quoting former South African President Nelson Mandela.
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…”, the tweet reads, under a picture of Obama smiling at four children.
The tweet has garnered more than 3.3 million likes so far, surpassing a tweet that Ariana Grande posted earlier this year following a terrorist attack at her concert in Manchester, England. A Twitter spokesperson confirmed to Mashable that Obama’s tweet is now the most liked in the site’s history. The tweet is currently the fifth most retweeted as well, according to Favstar, a website that tracks Twitter metrics.