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The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

@YouTube maintains its position as the most popular brand on Twitter, with its more than 43 million followers placing it well ahead of all other brands, including the official @Twitter profile.

Indeed, @Twitter isn’t even second on its own network – that space has long been reserved for @Instagram, although both remain many millions behind @YouTube. There’s also quite a divide between Twitter’s top three and fourth-placed @cnnbrk. Social media profiles continue to dominate Twitter, accounting for five of the first six spots.

This month, @realmadrid moves into the top 10 for the first-time, leap-frogging a falling @UberSoc, while @SamsungMobile and @twitpic also swap places.

The Top 20 Brands On Twitter

1. YouTube (@YouTube, 43,247,283 followers)
2. Instagram (@instagram, 33,586,464)
3. Twitter (@twitter, 30,987,158)
4. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk, 17,295,432)
5. Twitter en español (@twitter_es, 13,907,759)
6. Facebook (@Facebook, 13,774,833)
7. CNN (@cnn, 13,212,270)
8. The New York Times (@nytimes, 12,251,599)
9. FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona, 11,696,323)
10. Real Madrid F.C. (@realmadrid, 11,960,283)
11. UberSocial (@UberSoc, 11,417,440)
12. MTV (@MTV, 10,923,265)
13. NBA (@NBA, 10,527,380)
14. Vine (@vineapp, 10,326,220)
15. BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking, 10,271,121)
16. ESPN (@espn, 9,982,609)
17. Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile, 8,989,580)
18. TwitPic (@twitpic, 8,888,596)
19. A Googler (@google, 8,629,441)
19. Ramalan Indonesia (@TweetRAMALAN, 8,550,217)

(Source: Twitter Counter.)

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