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The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

@YouTube remains the top, most-followed brand on Twitter, with its close to 40 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 are some distance 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 six of the first seven spots.

Meanwhile, @TwitPic has actually lost followers month-on-month, and falls below @NBA to 14th place overall.

The Top 20 Brands On Twitter

1. YouTube (@YouTube, 39,032,438 followers)
2. Instagram (@instagram, 30,580,781)
3. Twitter (@twitter, 28,675,525)
4. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk, 15,298,299)
5. Twitter en español (@twitter_es, 13,681,003)
6. Facebook (@Facebook, 13,443,939)
7. CNN (@cnn, 11,653,938)
8. UberSocial (@UberSoc, 11,248,738)
9. FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona, 11,035,246)
10. The New York Times (@nytimes, 10,832,547)
11. MTV (@MTV, 10,420,040)
12. Real Madrid F.C. (@realmadrid, 10,058,112)
13. NBA (@NBA, 9,248,845)
14. TwitPic (@twitpic, 9,016,448)
15. ESPN (@espn, 8,791,174)
16. BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking, 8,658,276)
17. A Googler (@google, 7,974,450)
18. Ramalan Indonesia (@TweetRAMALAN, 7,848,470)
19. Funny Or Die (@funnyordie, 7,785,564)
20. Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile, 7,146,967)

(Source: Twitter Counter.)

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