Here Are the Top 10 Tweets of 2017, Featuring Everyone From Barack Obama to J.K. Rowling

And, of course, the chicken nugget guy


What does the 44th president of the United States and a chicken nugget-loving teen have in common?

According to social media analytics firm Talkwalker, Barack Obama and Carter Wilkerson had the two most popular tweets of 2017. The former’s was a message of peace and love following the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., while the latter was a kid’s plea to Wendy’s to supply him with chicken nuggets. Twitter, the great equalizer.

The social agency measured popularity by looking at that squishy word “engagement.”

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