Social media is a powerful tool to influence a large audience at once and analyze their pulse. That’s why we use it for monitoring the latest trends as well as sharing our thoughts, promotions, selling products, etc.
Twitter is a prominent and professional quality network that can change the destiny of your marketing efforts in a short message. It proved many times that a few words are enough to uncover opportunities and spreading awareness about a certain event or cause.
The microblogging site is used by people around the world, from every country and sector. It is a popular destination for politicians, companies as well as celebrities to share their thoughts and promote themselves. Sometimes their tweets will become viral within a short period of time and reach a maximum audience as a result. People will retweet such tweets to express their solidarity with the user or the message conveyed.
Most Retweeted Tweets
Do you know what are the most retweeted tweets?
Yusaku Maezawa, a Japanese businessman, holds the record of the most retweeted tweet. His tweet on this year’s new year sale retweeted 4.2M times and favorited 1.2M times till the time of this writing. He surpassed Carter Wilkerson’s record, the man asked for free chicken nuggets from Wendy’s for a year, whose tweet retweeted 3.3M times since April 6th, 2017.
In this post, we’ll show you the 10 most retweeted tweets in history.
10. President Obama – 797.3K Retweets
Thank you for everything. My last ask is the same as my first. I’m asking you to believe—not in my ability to create change, but in yours.
— President Obama (@POTUS44) January 11, 2017
9. Barack Obama – 843.5K Retweets
Four more years. pic.twitter.com/bAJE6Vom
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012
8. Denny JA – 936.4K Retweets
Denny JA: Dengan RT ini, anda ikut memenangkan Jokowi-JK. Pilih pemimpin yg bisa dipercaya (Jokowi) dan pengalaman (JK). #DJoJK
— Denny JA (@DennyJA_WORLD) June 4, 2014
7. Ariana Grande – 1M Retweets
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don’t have words.
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) May 23, 2017
6. Barack Obama – 1.6M Retweets
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion…” pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017
5. elrubius – 1.7M Retweets
— elrubius (@Rubiu5) August 20, 2016
4. Louis Tomlinson – 2.7M Retweets
Always in my heart @Harry_Styles . Yours sincerely, Louis
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) October 2, 2011
3. Ellen DeGeneres – 3M Retweets
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
2. Carter Wilkerson – 3.3M Retweets
HELP ME PLEASE. A MAN NEEDS HIS NUGGS pic.twitter.com/4SrfHmEMo3
— Carter Wilkerson (@carterjwm) April 6, 2017
1. Yusaku Maezawa – 4.2M Retweets
— Yusaku Maezawa (MZ) 前澤友作 (@yousuck2020) January 5, 2019