President Donald Trump’s Twitter competition may not be as fierce as he likes to think.
On Tuesday, the social media scaffold disclosed the world’s 10 most retweeted and three most “liked” affixes of 2017. Trump, who regularly establishes off in front of his 44.1 million partisans by propelling unprovoked attempts on his opposings, failed to peculiarity on either list.
To add insult to injury, Trump’s predecessor in the White House, former President Barack Obama composed high-pitched in both summaries. Three of Obama’s tweets manufactured the “most retweeted” list and two appeared in the “most liked” category.
Obama’s plea for racial equality following white nationalist brutality in Charlottesville, Virginia, in August was both the “most liked” tweet of its first year, and the second largest most retweeted.
Obama’s Twitter adherents more than double the numeral for Trump — as of Monday, the ex-president had 97.6 million.
Some modest relief for Trump may be situations where he was crowned “the worlds largest” tweeted about elected global leader this year. But as various narratives have noted, he’s often mentioned in a negative light.
Other tweets to rack up millions of “likes” this year included Ariana Grande’s response to the terror attack at her May concert in Manchester, England, and NBA star LeBron James’ zinger at Trump over the president’s rescinding — via Twitter — the White House invitation to the league champion Golden State Fighters after some of the team’s actors, including superstar Stephen Curry, said they wouldn’t be attending.
The Twitter champion of its first year, nonetheless, was Carter Wilkerson — the Nevada teen whose lighthearted is asking for a year’s give of chicken nuggets from the Wendy’s fast-food chain exited viral. After being shared an prodigious 3.6 million times, it’s now the most retweeted affix ever 😛 TAGEND
The Miss Universe 2017 pageant was the most tweeted-about world-wide video happen, K-pop group BTS took that honor among celebrities, and Spanish soccer crew Real Madrid’s #halamadrid was the world’s top athletics hashtag.