The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

@YouTube maintains its position as the top, most-followed brand on Twitter, with its more than 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 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.

Meanwhile, @Facebook could soon pass @twitter_es, Twitter’s official Spanish-tweeting profile, for fifth place overall amongst all brands, while @realmadrid and @MTV swap places at 11th and 12th respectively.

The Top 20 Brands On Twitter

1. YouTube (@YouTube, 41,528,723 followers)
2. Instagram (@instagram, 32,150,479)
3. Twitter (@twitter, 30,053,480)
4. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk, 16,186,527 )
5. Twitter en español (@twitter_es, 13,836,536)
6. Facebook (@Facebook, 13,662,102)
7. CNN (@cnn, 12,627,196)
8. The New York Times (@nytimes, 11,661,002)
9. FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona, 11,516,100)
10. UberSocial (@UberSoc, 11,372,089)
11. Real Madrid F.C. (@realmadrid, 10,813,988)
12. MTV (@MTV, 10,624,583)
13. NBA (@NBA, 9,920,264)
14. BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking, 9,580,799)
15. TwitPic (@twitpic, 9,001,324)
16. Vine (@vineapp, 8,969,014)
17. ESPN (@espn, 8,963,433)
18. Ramalan Indonesia (@TweetRAMALAN, 8,284,330)
19. Samsung Mobile (@SamsungMobile, 8,265,189)
20. A Googler (@google, 8,111,711)

(Source: Twitaholic.)