Gary Lineker – Twitter’s Verdict (2020-01-16)

Hello! Today we did a very comprehensive analysis of Gary Lineker’s Twitter activity. Let’s jump right into it. First, the primary metrics: as of 2020-01-16, Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) has 7481993 Twitter followers, is following 1068 people, has tweeted 34043 times, has liked 3075 tweets, has uploaded 1522 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since January 2012.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 63 replies, 226 retweets and 6,200 likes, their second latest tweet has 334 replies, 2,597 reweets and 29,162 likes, their third latest tweet has 145 replies, 35 retweets and 819 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 125 replies, 17 retweets and 1,124 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 40 replies, 4 retweets and 244 likes. (We could keep going, but we think you get the idea… 😛)


Going through Gary Lineker’s last couple-dozen tweets (including retweets, BTW), the one we consider the most popular, having generated a huge 2185 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That looks to have caused quite a bit of discussion, having also had 1784 retweets and 33472 likes.


What about Gary Lineker’s least popular tweet in the recent past (again, including retweets)? We say it’s this one:

That only had 10 direct replies, 11 retweets and 106 likes.


We did a ton of digging into Gary Lineker’s Twitter activity, looking through what people were saying in response to them, their likes/retweet numbers compared to before, the amount of positive/negative responses and more. We won’t drone on and on about the numbers, so our conclusion is this: we say the online sentiment for Gary Lineker on Twitter right now is great – no major issues.

We’ll leave it there for today. Thanks for visiting, and write a comment if you disagree with me. Just don’t write anything too mean.

Glenn Clinton

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