Happy 15th Birthday Twitter!

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It’s Twitter’s 15th anniversary! To celebrate, we’re bringing you some Twitter stats including the 15 most followed Twitter accounts, the 15 most retweeted tweets of all time, and our 15 favorite tweets!

Twitter Anniversary: 15 Most Followed Twitter Accounts

Check out the list of the most followed Twitter accounts as of March 2021. 

The list features politicians like Barack Obama and Narendra Modi, artists like Justin Bieber and Rihanna, and other celebrities like Kim Kardashian and Ellen DeGeneres

  1. Barack Obama (@BarackObama): 130 million followers
  2. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber): 114.1 million followers
  3. Katy Perry (@katyperry): 109.5 million followers
  4. Rihanna (@rihanna): 102.5 M followers
  5. Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano): 91.6 million followers
  6. Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13): 88.6 million followers
  7. Lady Gaga (@ladygaga): 84.1 million followers
  8. Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande): 82.6 million followers
  9. Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow): 79.1 million followers
  10. YouTube (@YouTube): 73 million followers
  11. Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian): 69.5 million followers
  12. Narendra Modi (@narendramodi): 66.4 million followers
  13. Selena Gomez (@selenagomez): 64.8 million followers
  14. Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake): 64.1 million followers
  15. CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk): 61.1 million followers

Source: Statista, Wikipedia, Twitter

Twitter Anniversary Top 15 Tweets Of All Time 

Here are the 15 tweets that are the most retweeted of all time (as of March 2021):

At the top of the list we have @yousuck2020’s tweet with 4.2 million retweets. 

At number 2, we have the same account, @yousuck2020, with 3.5 million retweets:

Next we have @carterjwm, with 3.3 million retweets:

This one really hits hard. @chadwickbosemans family tweeted this after his passing. #RIPKING. This tweet was retweeted 3.06 million times: 

From one of the most followed Twitter accounts, @TheEllenShow gets the fifth spot with 3.04 million retweets:

Next up, we have former 1D member @Louis_Tomlinson with a whopping 2.78 million retweets. #Larry stans know why this is at #6:

Taking the 7th spot, we have @Rubiu5 with 1.7 million retweets:

Where are all my BTS fans at?? Coming in at number 8, we have @BTS_twt with 1.72 million retweets:

The most followed account on Twitter, @BarackObama takes the 9th spot with 1.5 million retweets:

@Rubiu5 is back on the list with 1.5 million retweets:

The last 5 spots are taken by BTS. #BTSarmy how y’all feeling? At number 11, Jungkook posted the following tweet on @BTS_twt. This tweet has 1.39 million retweets:

Next up is @BTS_twt again with 1.29 million retweets:

V from BTS posted this tweet to @BTS_twt. It has 1.28 million retweets:

V also posted the tweet that takes the 14th spot. Find it on @BTS_twt with 1.21 million retweets: 

In last place, Jungkook posted this on @BTS_twt. It got 1.2 million retweets.

Source: Wikipedia and Twitter

Twitter Anniversary: Hollywood.com’s 15 Favorite Tweets 

I’m sure that some of your favorite tweets aren’t necessarily by the top 15 accounts or have the most retweets. Ours too. Next you’ll find a list of 15 of our favorite tweets!

Sameeee! Selfies with the screen + movie theater popcorn = smile on my face!

Lol! Zoe Saldana is a smart woman

We love Harry for this. 

We love our romcoms 💕

Twitter knows when we need THE MOST entertainment, duhh

“shhhh the movie is playing”

Go ahead… EXPLAIN!

Sees the “6am” in this tweet and I’m already exhausted

JLo really hits different. Share your secrets pleaseeee

It’s the shoes for me.

We don’t make the rules 🕺

Dolly Parton is a legend!

*goes to lay down after writing this article* 

Guess there’s just one thing to add here: 🙂

That’s it, that’s the tweet.

Let us know which is your favorite on Twitter

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