While the Hollywood elite gathered in the Dolby Theatre to see if they had won a coveted Academy Award Sunday, the people of the Internet were competing for a different prize: Pithy Twitter notoriety.
Even host Ellen Degeneres got in on the action:
A few times:
People were live tweeting so aggressively that they broke down Twitter:
Here’s what the Twitterverse had to say about the 2014 Academy Awards.
On Pharrell’s hat:
On budding romances:
On Kim Novak’s face:
On side boob:
On the blazer worthy of a best costume Oscar:
On Brad Pitt:
On Leo’s pizza snub:
On women in the heroes video montage:
On the Oscar runtime:
On Matthew Mcconaughey’s speech: