Does Twitter Love or Hate J.K. Rowling? (2020-02-14)

What’s up. Today we did a full on analysis of J.K. Rowling’s Twitter activity. Let’s jump right into it. First, the primary metrics: as of 2020-02-14, J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) has 14607728 Twitter followers, is following 665 people, has tweeted 12003 times, has liked 25225 tweets, has uploaded 626 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since August 2009.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 897 replies, 2,694 retweets and 17,971 likes, their second latest tweet has 2,181 replies, 3,746 reweets and 59,179 likes, their third latest tweet has 523 replies, 1,872 retweets and 52,279 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 36,513 replies, 39,503 retweets and 205,391 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 757 replies, 1,772 retweets and 16,877 likes. But we won’t bore you going through all these numbers 🙂


Going through J.K. Rowling’s last couple-dozen tweets (including retweets), the one we consider the most popular, having generated a very nice 36513 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That really seems to have caused quite a lot of different comments, having also had 39503 retweets and 205391 likes.


Now what about J.K. Rowling’s least popular tweet in the recent past (again, including retweets)? We say it’s this one:

That only had 27 direct replies, 183 retweets and 1083 likes.


We did a lot of of research into J.K. Rowling’s Twitter activity, looking through what people were saying in response to them, their likes/retweet numbers compared to what they were before, the amount of positive/negative responses and so on. We won’t bore you with the details, so our conclusion is this: we say the online sentiment for J.K. Rowling on Twitter right now is all good.

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

Glenn Clinton

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