Ian McKellen Causes A Ruckus On Twitter (2020-01-16)

Hola! Today we did a very comprehensive analysis of Ian McKellen’s Twitter activity. Let’s get started. First, the simple stuff: as of 2020-01-16, Ian McKellen (@IanMcKellen) has 4030054 Twitter followers, is following 736 people, has tweeted 2392 times, has liked 179 tweets, has uploaded 550 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since January 2010.

Going from top to bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 2 replies, 17 retweets and 102 likes, their second latest tweet has 911 replies, 17,503 reweets and 86,738 likes, their third latest tweet has 10 replies, 81 retweets and 302 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 174 replies, 1,496 retweets and 5,861 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 11 replies, 16 retweets and 410 likes. (We could keep going, but we think you get the idea… 😛)


Going through Ian McKellen’s last couple-dozen tweets (including retweets, BTW), the one we consider the most popular, having incited a huge 911 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That happens to to have caused quite a lot of different comments, having also had 17503 retweets and 86738 likes.


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

That only had 2 direct replies, 17 retweets and 102 likes.


We did a ton of research into Ian McKellen’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 more. We won’t go into that any more, so our conclusion is this: we say the online sentiment for Ian McKellen on Twitter right now is great – no major issues.

That’s it for now. Thanks for visiting, and leave a comment if you disagree or agree with me. However, we won’t publish anything overly rude.

Glenn Clinton

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