John Oliver Is Crushing Twitter (2020-03-26)

Hello! Today we did a major analysis of John Oliver’s Twitter activity. Let’s get started. First, the primary metrics: as of 2020-03-26, John Oliver (@iamjohnoliver) has 5338040 Twitter followers, is following 104 people, has tweeted 487 times, has liked 0 tweets, has uploaded 257 photos and videos and has been on Twitter since June 2011.

Going from the top of the page to the bottom, their latest tweet, at the time of writing, has 457 replies, 1,460 retweets and 7,126 likes, their second latest tweet has 82 replies, 243 reweets and 2,365 likes, their third latest tweet has 49 replies, 151 retweets and 2,325 likes, their fourth latest tweet has 79 replies, 302 retweets and 2,261 likes and their fifth latest tweet has 142 replies, 934 retweets and 2,811 likes. But we won’t bore you going through all these numbers 🙂


Going through John Oliver’s last couple-dozen tweets (including retweets), the one we consider the most popular, having incited a huge 2836 direct replies at the time of writing, is this:

That really seems to have caused quite a bit of discussion, having also had 7259 retweets and 19171 likes.


And what about John Oliver’s least popular tweet as of late (including stuff they retweeted)? We reckon it’s this one:

That only had 38 direct replies, 345 retweets and 1869 likes.


We did a huge amount of of digging into John Oliver’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 bore you with the details, so our verdict is this: we say the online sentiment for John Oliver on Twitter right now is excellent.

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

Glenn Clinton

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