In 2019, Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) was ranked as the most influential Twitter user worldwide. The American singer-songwriter has over 85 million followers on the app. Other top-tweeters included Donald Trump (@realdonaldtrump), Narendra Modi (@narendramodi), and Katy Perry (@katyperry). Influencers were ranked on the level of genuine engagement users created within the year. The amount of followers, retweets, replies, and the more influential the people users engaged with all together determined the score.
Most influential people on Twitter worldwide in 2019
According to the source: "Audiences ranks accounts according to a selection of criteria that, added together, create their influence score. This is how the influence level of an account is measured over time. Based on the level of genuine engagement they are creating. While lots of followers, retweets and replies will help, the more influential the people they engage with, the better the score."
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Brandwatch. (December 12, 2019). Most influential people on Twitter worldwide in 2019 [Graph]. In Statista. Retrieved August 10, 2020, from https://www.statista.com/statistics/1100266/top-influential-twitter-users/
Brandwatch. "Most influential people on Twitter worldwide in 2019 ." Chart. December 12, 2019. Statista. Accessed August 10, 2020. https://www.statista.com/statistics/1100266/top-influential-twitter-users/
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