The Community Reacts To Ian McKellen On Twitter (2019-11-10)

Hola! Today we did a very comprehensive analysis of Ian McKellen’s Twitter activity. Let’s dive in. The main metrics are as follows – as of 2019-11-10, Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) has 4025811 Twitter followers, is following 730 people, has tweeted 2344 times, has liked 177 tweets, has uploaded 542 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since January 2010.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 10 replies, 67 retweets and 869 likes, their second latest tweet has 25 replies, 121 reweets and 1,124 likes, their third latest tweet has 23 replies, 69 retweets and 625 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 38 replies, 56 retweets and 1,209 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 5 replies, 21 retweets and 354 likes. But we won’t bore you going through all these numbers 🙂


Going through Ian McKellen’s last couple-dozen tweets (including retweets, BTW), the one we consider the most popular, having let to a very respectable 55 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That looks to have caused quite a lot of different comments, having also had 34 retweets and 487 likes.


What about Ian McKellen’s least popular tweet in the recent past (including any retweets)? We have concluded that it’s this one:

That only had 0 direct replies, 12 retweets and 59 likes.


We did a lot of of digging into Ian McKellen’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 verdict is this: we say the online sentiment for Ian McKellen on Twitter right now is good, and most people like them.

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

Glenn Clinton

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