Ellen DeGeneres tweeted pics via phone from Oscars sponsor Samsung
But backstage, DeGeneres was also tweeting from an iPhone
Ellen DeGeneres, #Busted.
The Academy Award host broke Twitter with her Oscar-night group selfie using a mobile phone built by Samsung, a major sponsor of Hollywood’s big night. It generated a record 2.7 million retweets – a coup for her, the Oscars telecast and the Korean electronics maker.
But some sharp-eyed observers noticed something a bit different when viewing the talk-show host’s backstage tweets. Several of them, such as a photo of DeGeneres with actor Channing Tatum, were sent not from a Samsung Galaxy handset but a rival iPhone.