Historical drama 12 Years a Slave has won best picture at the 86th Academy Awards, while space drama Gravity won the lion’s share of awards.

Gravity’s Alfonso Cuaron became the first Latino to win the best director award, adding to the film’s six Oscars for technical achievement.

Cate Blanchett was named best actress for her portrayal of the heroine in Woody Allen’s Blue Jasmine.

Matthew McConaughey won the best actor Oscar for Dallas Buyers Club.

It is the second consecutive year the best director and best picture prize has been awarded to different films

This year, twitter took over the #oscars2014. Even the host was live-tweeting.

Ellen DeGenere’s epic selfie…

The Oscars’ host managed to gather a gaggle of celebrities, including Jennifer Lawrence, Angelina Jolie, Bradley Cooper, Kevin Spacey, Jared Leto, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Lupita Nyong’o and Brad Pitt for a picture for the Academy Awards history books.

Here#s the best tweets from the night…

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