Billionaire’s cash gifts spark retweeting record
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has entered the record books for posting the most retweeted message in Twitter’s 13-year-history.
Maezawa noted that his fashion retailer, Zozotown, had recorded astonishing sales, and to celebrate dangled a cash gift in front of followers who retweeted the message. He said he would “present one million yen ($9,200) in cash to 100 people to make a total of 100 million yen”, adding that he would contact the winners after Monday’s deadline. The message has since between retweeted more than 4m times.