Teenager Carter Wilkinson’s tweet asking Wendy’s for free chicken nuggets went viral in April, and now he has officially broken the world record for most retweets over 3.6 million.
Yo @Wendys how many retweets for a year of free chicken nuggets?
— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017
Wendy’s response was 18 Million
— Wendy's (@Wendys) April 6, 2017
Lets just quickly point out that wendys responded 18 Million because they knew that he will never actually reach that number prior to Ellen DeGeneres who held the record for most retweeted tweet ever with the famous Oscar at around 3.4 Million retweets in 2014.
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
Although Carter has not reached 18 million retweets his tweet officially hit 3.6 Million passing Ellen famous selfie as the most re-tweeted tweet in history and gained attention and support from Celebrities and Companies around the world.
Victoria’s Secret Model Martha Hunt tweeted carter saying if he hit 18 Million she would buy him a frosty.
If you get 18 mil come to NYC and the frosty's on me ? https://t.co/8OTgprrNta
— Martha Hunt (@MarthaHunt) April 9, 2017
— Microsoft (@Microsoft) April 7, 2017
— Google (@Google) April 8, 2017
Amazon also responded
— Amazon (@amazon) April 8, 2017
Carter also picked up over 100,000 folowers and became verified so what we can learn from carter if you love something enough go after it.