Beyoncé's pregnancy announcement has set a Guinness World Record

Beyoncé stopped the world in its tracks when she announced that she and husband Jay Z are expecting twins.

Her news shattered social media and the leading image posted to her Instagram account won the Guinness World Record for the most-liked image on the platform of all time.

Move over Selena.

Twitter was hit with over half a million tweets in 45 minutes.

Did she just break the internet? We think she did.

⚰️ @basicbitchfoundation

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