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Top 10 Global and Australian Twitter Users // August 2017

Katrina Rischbieth // 01st September 2017
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Obama breaks the record for most liked Tweet.

He might have left The White House but his words are still as powerful as ever.

August saw quite a number of global and local events being broadcast over Twitter and it was in response to one of these events that Barack Obama gained the most liked tweet of all time.

Obama's most liked tweet in history

The ex US President’s touching words are taken from a speech by Nelson Mandela and form a series of three tweets he sent. The tweet above has gained over 4.6million likes to date, which speaks volumes to the atrocities occurring in Charlottesville.

In other Twitter news, Taylor is back. After the end of her recent court case, the singer has resurfaced and started posting on social media. But, even more exciting, is the reinvention that has evolved as a result.

The up coming release of her new album titled “Reputation” has seen her reinvent herself in keeping the theme. The tweets on her former profiles have been ‘deleted’ and she’s starting a fresh with a bio stating, “The old Talyor can’t come to the phone right now.” Hmmm.

A quick recap of the numbers for August.

Katy is no longer alone, Bieber has joined the 100million club. There were no changes in the ranks. Ronaldo once again had the fastest growing profile, gaining over 2.2 million followers but he is still to hit the top 10.

 

The Top 10 Global Twitter users for August 2017:

1. Katy Perry (@katyperry ) 103, 091, 484
2. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber ) 100, 091, 308
3. Barack Obama (@barackobama ) 94, 276, 220
4. Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13 ) 85, 475, 451
5. Rihanna (@rihanna ) 76, 935, 159
6. Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) 72, 641, 514
7. YouTube (@YouTube) 69, 651, 076
8. Lady Gaga (@ladygaga) 69, 500, 735
9. Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) 61, 882, 799
10. Twitter (@twitter) 61, 821, 723

(Source: TwitterCounter, SocialBakers, Twitter)

Over to Aussie Twitter profiles…

There is only one word for August, Hugh. Ok, so we keep going on about how wonderful he is but seriously, the man is a social media king. Well, at least on Twitter he is. Jackman’s Twitter following increased by 606k in August, which is around 19k per day!!

Ok, so we keep going on about how wonderful he is but seriously, the man is a social media king. Well, at least on Twitter he is. Jackman’s Twitter following increased by 606k in August, which is around 19k per day!! The rest of the top 10 were not even close to that kind of increase.

Everyone held on to their positions and there’s not much evidence to suggest there will be any big changes in the near future. But there is no crystal ball so we will have to wait and see what September brings!

 

Our featured post for August is from none other than Mr Jackman. Sorry, not sorry. He visited WA and did a great job of promoting our state on his recent travels to the Kimberley region. Keep up the good work @RealHughJackman.

Hugh Jackman tweet from Broome

The Top 10 Australian Twitter users for August 2017:

1. 5 Seconds of Summer (@5SOS ) 11, 045, 885
2. Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) 9, 921, 350
3. Luke Hemmings (@Luke5SOS) 9, 254, 787
4. Michael Clifford (@Michael5SOS)  8, 497, 787
5. Cody Simpson (@CodySimpson) 7, 983, 160
6. Calum Hood (@Calum5SOS) 7, 281, 780
7. Ashton Irwin (@Ashton5SOS) 6, 399, 207
8. Miranda Kerr (@MirandaKerr) 5, 471, 135
9. Kyrie Irving (@KyrieIrving) 3, 661, 567
10. Peter Andre (@MrPeterAndre) 3, 529, 077

(Source: TwitterCounter, SocialBakers, Twitter)
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