The Shape of Water’s Best Picture Win Captivates Twitter, Facebook

Kobe Bryant was the most-tweeted-about star during the 90th Academy Awards

The 90th Academy Awards took place at Los Angeles' Dolby Theatre Gabriele Maltinti/iStock

The final award of the evening was also the most-discussed moment on Twitter and Facebook during the 90th Academy Awards Sunday night: The Shape of Water winning best picture.

The five Oscars moments that drove the most tweets were:

  1. The Shape of Water wins best picture.
  2. Oscar Isaac, Mark Hamill, Kelly Marie Tran and BB-8 present the award for best animated feature to Coco.
  3. Jordan Peele wins best original screenplay for Get Out.
  4. Frances McDormand wins best actress.
  5. Remember Me from Coco wins best original song.

And the five most-talked-about Oscars moments on Facebook were:

  1. The Shape of Water wins best picture.
  2. Gary Oldman wins best actor.
  3. McDormand accepts the award for best actress and asks all fellow female nominees in every category to stand and be recognized.
  4. Coco wins best animated film.
  5. Host Jimmy Kimmel surprises A Wrinkle in Time moviegoers, along with Armie Hammer and Gal Gadot, to thank fans for going to the movies.

The most-tweeted-about films Sunday night were:

  1. Coco
  2. The Shape of Water
  3. Dunkirk
  4. Call Me by Your Name
  5. Get Out

And the most-tweeted-about stars were:

  1. Kobe Bryant
  2. Guillermo del Toro
  3. Meryl Streep
  4. Peele
  5. Oldman

The most-loved Facebook post Sunday night was Walt Disney Studios congratulating the team from Coco:

And Peele provided the most retweeted tweet of the night: David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.