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The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

@YouTube maintains its top spot as the premier brand on Twitter, with its more than 34 million followers placing it well ahead of second-placed @Instagram and even the official @Twitter profile.

Social media companies continue to dominate all brands on Twitter, with six entries in the top ten, including @Facebook, which is very much on the ascent, and now ranks 6th overall amongst Twitter brands. Look for @Facebook to break into the top five soon, perhaps as early as next month.

Notable changes this week: clearly some savvy social media marketing has been taking place at CNN, as the breaking news @cnnbrk account has moved up to 4th place overall, leap-frogging the official @twitter_es profile, and @CNN moves up to 8th, above @FCBarcelona.

The Top 20 Brands On Twitter

1. YouTube (@YouTube, 34,270,033 followers)
2. Instagram (@instagram, 27,688,3668)
3. Twitter (@twitter, 24,590,406)
4. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk, 13,479,463)
5. Twitter en español (@twitter_es, 13,167,921)
6. Facebook (@Facebook, 12,296,628)
7. UberSocial (@UberSoc, 10,922,150)
8. CNN (@cnn, 10,309,469)
9. FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona, 10,176,769)
10. MTV (@MTV, 9,726,408)
11. The New York Times (@nytimes, 9,653,988)
12. TwitPic (@twitpic, 9,043,448)
13. Real Madrid F.C. (@realmadrid, 9,004,688)
14. NBA (@NBA, 8,281,151)
15. BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking, 7,372,588)
16. ESPN (@espn, 7,231,395)
17. A Googler (@google, 7,154,663)
18. Ramalan Indonesia (@TweetRAMALAN, 6,909,053)
19. Funny Or Die (@funnyordie, 6,945,337)
20. Breaking News (@BreakingNews, 6,245,437)

(Source: Twitter Counter.)

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