A Deep Neil deGrasse Tyson Twitter Analysis ( 2019-09-28)

Bonjour! Today we did a major analysis of Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Twitter activity. Let’s get started. First, the simple stuff: as of 2019-09-28, Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) has 13472456 Twitter followers, is following 39 people, has tweeted 6222 times, has liked 0 tweets, has uploaded 539 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since January 2009.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 311 replies, 859 retweets and 10,147 likes, their second latest tweet has 57 replies, 207 reweets and 2,490 likes, their third latest tweet has 183 replies, 748 retweets and 6,757 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 845 replies, 7,534 retweets and 47,584 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 5,239 replies, 17,701 retweets and 93,800 likes. But that’s enough numbers for now 🙂


Going through Neil deGrasse Tyson’s last couple pages of tweets (including retweets), the one we consider the most popular, having caused a huge 5239 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That seems to have caused quite a bit of discussion, having also had 17701 retweets and 93800 likes.


Now what about Neil deGrasse Tyson’s least popular tweet as of late (including stuff they retweeted)? We reckon it’s this one:

That only had 57 direct replies, 207 retweets and 2490 likes.


We did a huge amount of of digging into Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Twitter activity, looking through what people are saying in response to them, their likes/retweet numbers compared to the past, the amount of positive/negative responses and so on. We won’t go into that any more, so our conclusion is this: we say the online sentiment for Neil deGrasse Tyson on Twitter right now is just fine.

That’s all for now. Thanks for reading, and drop a comment if you agree or disagree with me. Just don’t write anything too mean.

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