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Japanese pay millions for the coveted twitter-record

It can be hard to reach to use all of its money, if one is a billionaire. But the japanese director Yusaka Maezawa cannot be faulted for not making a wholehearted attempt.

In the pursuit of the record for the most 'retweetede tweet' distributed he a prize of 1 million yen (approx.60.000 Danish kroner) to the 100 people who shared his tweet.

It writes multiple media including the Japan Times, The Guardian and the BBC.

Tweetet, which is written in japanese, was put up 5. January and acted on his online modesite, Zozotown, had sold better than ever over the christmas and new year. It celebrated he by the lure of a cash prize to those within 7. January, he shared the message on Twitter.

In the course of the two days was the message shared more than four million times, and beat the previous records set by, respectively, the teenager Carter Wilkerson, who got 3.5 million retweets in search of a year's supply of chicken nuggets from the fast food chain Wendy's, and the american talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, who shared a picture of herself and some of the world's biggest stars at the Oscars-the show in 2014.

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Although the failed Carter Wilkerson to procure 18 million retweets, so gracious Wendy's on him, and offered him a year's supply of nuggets.

in Addition to beat the record for the most number of retweets, got the japanese businessman also 3.5 million more followers for the money, writes the Japan Times.

Although it may seem like a lot of money, so is Maezawa enough not sleepless, and wonder whether the money is well spent. His personal fortune is assessed to be at 13 billion Danish crowns (two billion dollars), and it places him as number 18 of the richest people in Japan, according to Forbes.

It is not the first time that Yusaka Maezawa attracts the attention in the media.

some months ago it was announced that japaneren will be the first passenger on the Tesla-founder, Elon Musks, rocket, Big Falcon Rocket that will be flying people a trip around the moon.

Elon Musk, and Yusaku Maezawa hand in hand, after having announced that the japanese businessman becomes the first passenger on a trip around the moon. Photo: Chris Carlson/AP

Maezawa, according to the BBC spends most of its money on art, has said that he expects to take a group of artists with care aboard the aircraft, which is considered to have a departure once in the year 2023.

- They will be asked to create something, when they return to earth. These mesterstykker need to inspire the dreamer in all of us, said Maezawa, according to The Guardian.

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