Richard Branson Is Crushing Twitter (2019-10-04)

What’s up. Today we did a major analysis of Richard Branson’s Twitter activity. Let’s dive in. The main metrics are as follows – as of 2019-10-04, Richard Branson (@richardbranson) has 12664919 Twitter followers, is following 3895 people, has tweeted 24356 times, has liked 386 tweets, has uploaded 14.8K photos and videos and has been on Twitter since August 2007.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 12 replies, 17 retweets and 184 likes, their second latest tweet has 29 replies, 33 reweets and 367 likes, their third latest tweet has 12 replies, 18 retweets and 141 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 20 replies, 68 retweets and 437 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 10 replies, 27 retweets and 97 likes. (We could keep going, but we think you get the idea… 😛)


Going through Richard Branson’s last couple pages of tweets (plus retweets), the one we consider the most popular, having incited a whopping 29 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That really seems to have caused quite a ruckus, having also had 33 retweets and 367 likes.


And what about Richard Branson’s least popular tweet in the recent past (including stuff they retweeted)? We reckon it’s this one:

That only had 6 direct replies, 16 retweets and 68 likes.


We did a lot of of digging into Richard Branson’s Twitter activity, looking through what people were 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 drone on and on about the numbers, so our verdict is this: we believe the online sentiment for Richard Branson on Twitter right now is A-OK – most people like them.

We’ll leave it there for today. Thanks for visiting, and write a comment if you agree or disagree with me. Don’t be afraid to speak your mind.

Glenn Clinton

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