“Every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are tweeted on Twitter, which corresponds to over 350,000 tweets sent per minute, 500 million tweets per day and around 200 billion tweets per year.”- Internet Live Stats
It has been a great year for Twitter. From discussing political issues to sharing important moments, Twitter has seen it all in 2017. Brands have increasingly laid emphasis on Twitter as a part of their digital strategy and that can be clearly visible.
Throughout 2017, a number of tweets have been shared. However, according to a research conducted by the international Social Media Analytics agency, Talkwalker, there were 10 tweets that stood out and led to the maximum engagement. We have listed down the tweets below that received the maximum likes, comments and re-tweets.
Bernie Sanders’ tweet following the Women’s March
Malala’s tweet marking the beginning of her time at Oxford, five years after her attack
Tweet from J.K. Rowling on the 20th anniversary of the publishing of the first Harry Potter novel
Michelle Obama’s tweet celebrating 25 years of marriage
Blake Lively’s joke tweet saying happy birthday to her husband, Ryan Reynolds, with a photo of Ryan Gosling.
Tweet from LeBron James reacting to a controversy created by Donald Trump
Tweet from Linkin Park following the death of their singer, Chester Bennington
Tweet from Ariana Grande following the attack at her concert in Manchester
A Wendy’s Twitter bet to see if a fan could win a lifetime supply of chicken nuggets
Tweet from Barack Obama following the white supremacist rally and violence in Charlottesville