Most retweeted Twitter posts in 2017

Twitter: most retweets 2017 This statistic presents the most retweeted Twitter posts in 2017. The Twitter post with the biggest amount of retweets was Carter Wilkerson's tweet reading "HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS". Wilkerson tried to get a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy's. The fast-food restaurant set the target to 18 million retweets. As of writing, there has been no word if the challenge is still ongoing.
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Number of retweets
Carter Wilkerson - "HELPMEPLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS"3,637,285
Barack Obama - "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..."1,711,385
Penn State IFC - pleding support to Houston flood victims for RT1,167,328
Ariana Grande - "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words."1,122,740
Barack Obama - "I'm asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours."871,074
Linking Park - photo post of Chester Bennington (died July 2017)787,340
LeBron James - "Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"660,396
Barack Obama - "It's been the honor of my life to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better man."630,584
Sam Martin - dog food donations for RT623,412
Seth Joseph - Suicide Hotline604,298
Number of retweets
Carter Wilkerson - "HELPMEPLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS"3,637,285
Barack Obama - "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..."1,711,385
Penn State IFC - pleding support to Houston flood victims for RT1,167,328
Ariana Grande - "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words."1,122,740
Barack Obama - "I'm asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours."871,074
Linking Park - photo post of Chester Bennington (died July 2017)787,340
LeBron James - "Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"660,396
Barack Obama - "It's been the honor of my life to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better man."630,584
Sam Martin - dog food donations for RT623,412
Seth Joseph - Suicide Hotline604,298

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This statistic presents the most retweeted Twitter posts in 2017. The Twitter post with the biggest amount of retweets was Carter Wilkerson's tweet reading "HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS". Wilkerson tried to get a year of free chicken nuggets from Wendy's. The fast-food restaurant set the target to 18 million retweets. As of writing, there has been no word if the challenge is still ongoing.
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December 2017
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Worldwide
Survey time period
as of December 5, 2017

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