Obama is ahead of trump: the battle of the tweets of the presidents

Obama is ahead of trump: the battle of the tweets of the presidents

Despite the fact that Donald trump has chosen Twitter as one of the main platforms to communicate with the world, his posts this year lost popular tweets his predecessor, Barack Obama.

On Tuesday morning, Twitter released its annual statistics and found that this year none of the tweets from the President trump was not included in TOP 10 most popular messages in his favorite social network. Perhaps this fact would attract much attention if the best would not have several tweets the former guarantor of the United States, Barack Obama, which, moreover, took two of the three first places of the ranking.

Just account of Mr. Obama’s Twitter following of 97.6 million subscribers, while the President, the trump boasts a total of 44.1 million people.

Most popular post Obama 2nd position in the overall list by the number of reposts and the first number of likes appeared August 12 in the day when white nationalists staged a riot in Charlottesville, Virginia. This publication combines a photograph of Mr. Obama and dear children of different races, as well as a quote of Nelson Mandela. The post gathered more than 1.7 million shares and 4.5 million likes.

«No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…» pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm

— Barack Obama (@’s Presidency) August 13, 2017

«No one is born hating other people just because they have different skin color or religious beliefs.»

This W day, trump wrote that «several parties» to blame for the violence that he was subjected to barrage of criticism.

The second tweet Obama, included in the list under number 5, was published on 10 January. In it he called on people «not to believe in my ability to create change, and in your own.»

Thank you for everything. My last ask is the same as my first. I’m asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours.

— President Obama (@POTUS44) January 11, 2017

And the third popular tweet Obama, who took 8th place, the inhabitants of the social networks saw 20 January, inauguration day trump.

It’s been the honor of my life to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better man.

— President Obama (@POTUS44) January 20, 2017

«For me it was a great honor to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better person».

Another notable tweet of the first black President in US history, who took 3rd place for number of likes, was published in support of Senator John McCain, who declared that he is struggling with brain cancer.

«John McCain is an American hero and one of the brave soldiers with whom I ever was acquainted with. Cancer does not even know who he contacted. Show him, John.»

John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters I’ve ever known. Cancer doesn’t know what it’s up against. Give it hell, John.

— Barack Obama (@’s Presidency) July 20, 2017

Crown winner this year went to the high school student from Nevada, who convinced the restaurant chain Wendy’s to provide him a year’s supply of free tater totsif he gets 18 million reposts. Despite the fact that the guy managed to collect 3.6 million retweets, your nuggets he’s still got it, and the perseverance.


— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017

But, despite the fact that Trump was unable to get a rating of the most popular tweets, he still was awarded the honorary title of the discussion in the Twitter world leader, and also became the most active on Twitter current political figure in the United States.

His hashtags #MAGA #TrumpTrain and #BoycottNFL become one of the most frequently used of activist hashtags this year, however, and then the President failed to take first place, which got the hashtag #Resist.

Some Twitter user has managed to make a joke that trump was defeated by his own weapon, however, it is unknown what the situation will be next year.