Today, US President Barack Obama was awared the Nobel Peace Prize, As per the official site of the Nobel Foundation , Obama won ‘for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.’
Obama said he was honored with the award but he wasn’t sure if he had done enough to earn it.
The prize worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.4 million) will be handed over in Oslo on December 10.
Once the news broke the social media site Twitter went crazy with tweets on this news, the site could not handle the number of tweets due to the sheer load of users. More than half of the tweets were related to this news with Nobel Peace Prize being the number one search term on Twitter.
Barack Obama has 2,365,082 followers on Twitter and posted a tweet saying “Humbled” to his followers after he was nominated for the Nobel Peace award.