Beyonce's pregnancy announcement breaks Instagram record

Beyonce's second pregnancy is already breaking records -- at least, one on Instagram.

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The superstar announced she and her husband, Jay Z, were expecting twins in an Instagram post Wednesday afternoon, quickly trending across social media.

Billboard reported that the pregnancy announcement set a new record for the most -liked Instagram photo of all time at 6.4 million likes and counting.

In just over seven hours, Beyonce surpassed previous record holder Selena Gomez, who posed with a Coca-Cola bottle in a sponsored post in June 2016, gaining 6.3 million likes.

when your lyrics are on the bottle 😛  #ad

A photo posted by Selena Gomez (@selenagomez) on

The news also sparked half a million tweets in 45 minutes, according to Twitter Data.

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