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.
Most retweeted Twitter posts in 2017
Number of retweets
Carter Wilkerson - "HELPMEPLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS"
Barack Obama - "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..."
Penn State IFC - pleding support to Houston flood victims for RT
Ariana Grande - "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words."
Barack Obama - "I'm asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours."
Linking Park - photo post of Chester Bennington (died July 2017)
LeBron James - "Going to White House was a great honor until you showed up!"
Barack Obama - "It's been the honor of my life to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better man."
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