The 20 Most Popular Brands On Twitter [STATS]

@YouTube remains the top, most-followed brand on Twitter, with its more than 35 million followers placing it well ahead of all other brands, including the official @Twitter profile.

Social media companies continue to dominate all brands on Twitter, with six entries in the top ten, including second-placed @Instagram and @Twitter (which is third, and closing on @Instagram). There’s a huge divide between the top three profiles and fourth-placed @cnnbrk of more than 10 million followers, before @twitter_es, @Facebook and @UberSoc make an appearance.

Overall, nine brands on Twitter now have more than 10 million followers. Most of the action this month is further down the table, with @FunnyOrDie leap-frogging both @Google and @ESPN to 16th place, and a new entry at number 20 for @detikcom.

The Top 20 Brands On Twitter

1. YouTube (@YouTube, 35,835,446 followers)
2. Instagram (@instagram, 28,822,358)
3. Twitter (@twitter, 26,513,433)
4. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk, 13,974,947)
5. Twitter en español (@twitter_es, 13,419,405)
6. Facebook (@Facebook, 12,905,728)
7. UberSocial (@UberSoc, 11,080,702)
8. CNN (@cnn, 10,738,469)
9. FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona, 10,474,984)
10. MTV (@MTV, 9,968,036)
11. The New York Times (@nytimes, 9,975,165)
12. Real Madrid F.C. (@realmadrid, 9,358,040)
13. TwitPic (@twitpic, 9,047,571)
14. NBA (@NBA, 8,562,585)
15. BBC Breaking News (@BBCBreaking, 7,745,379)
16. Funny Or Die (@funnyordie, 7,489,932)
17. A Googler (@google, 7,440,058)
18. ESPN (@espn, 7,422,704)
19. Ramalan Indonesia (@TweetRAMALAN, 7,263,900)
20. Detikcom (@detikcom, 6,196,515)

(Source: Twitter Counter.)