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Aug 11, 2023

The power of social media: exploring the most liked Tweets ever

Maria Ruocco

Social media platforms like Twitter (now have revolutionized communication and have become powerful tools for sharing information, engaging with audiences, and creating viral content.

One of the key indicators of success on social media is engagement, which is measured by metrics such as likes and retweets. In this article, we will explore some of the most liked tweets ever and analyze their impact on social media.

The Most Liked Tweets Ever

1. Chadwick Boseman’s Family (6.8 Million Likes)

That the first post is this is obvious. We all love our beloved Black Panther.
This is the tweet with which the family announced his death. A tweet that will remain in everyone's heart.

2. Elon Musk (4.6 Million Likes)

It's Elon!
There's no need to add anything else to the words of the current figurehead.

3. Barack Obama (3.9 Million Likes)

Barack Obama tweeted a quote from Nelson Mandela's book with this meaning:
No one is born with a racist mindset.

4. Greta Thunberg (3.8 Million Likes)

A war between environmentalists and consumerists immortalized in a tweet.

5. Joe Biden (3.7 Million Likes)

The first tweet of the 46th president of the United States.

6. Barack Obama (3.6 Million Likes)

January 20, 2021 was the day Kobe Bryant and his daughter died.
Obama tweeted his closeness to his family.

7. Greta Thunberg (3.5 Million Likes)

Andrew Tate and his conflicted relationship with Greta didn't stop at the previous tweet.
The former kickboxer was arrested in Romania where he had organized a system to sell online porn videos starring some girls who reported him.
When the news of Andrew Tate's arrest was released, the comment of his now arch-nemesis Greta Thunberg arrived on time, who once again focused on irony and wrote on Twitter: "Here's what happens when you don't recycle pizza boxes". Good Elon! Whether it was a democratic gesture or a gesture of convenience, this tweet hit the mark.

9. Twitter (3.1 Million Likes)

"HI EVERYONE!" an abbreviated tweet that went around the web because it was published at a time when Facebook suffered one of the worst outages in its history, preventing users from all over the world from accessing its platforms, including Instagram and WhatsApp, for several hours.

10. Jungkook – 방탄소년단 (3.1 Million Likes)

11. Jungkook – 방탄소년단 (3.1 Million Likes)

12. Macaulay Culkin (3 Millions Likes)

13. Jungkook – 방탄소년단 (3 Million Likes)

13. Jungkook – 방탄소년단 (3 Million Likes)

14. Kamala Harris (2.9 Million Likes)

US Vice President Kamala Harris tweeted a congratulatory video to introduce US President Joe Biden.

15. Joe Biden (2.9 Million Likes)

Joe Biden tweeted this After Beating Donald Trump in Us Presidential election in 2020.

16. J-Hope – 방탄소년단 (2.9 Million Likes)

17. Jamie (2.6 Million Linkes)

18. Mel (2.6 Million Likes)

19. King Myle$ (2.5 Million Likes)

20. Ellen DeGeneres (2 Million Likes)

Analyzing viral content

Several factors contribute to the success of a tweet in terms of engagement:

  • Authenticity
    Audiences respond well to genuine and relatable content that evokes emotions. Being genuine and relatable helps establish a connection with followers.

  • Timeliness
    Tweeting about trending topics or current events can increase the likelihood of going viral. Staying up-to-date with current trends allows for participation in conversations that resonate with audiences.

  • Emotional Appeal
    Tweets that evoke strong emotions, such as humor, inspiration, or empathy, are more likely to be shared. Evoking emotions through powerful messaging increases the chances of going viral.

  • Memorable Messaging
    Crafting concise and impactful tweets with clear messaging can make them more shareable.

To create shareable content on Twitter, individuals and businesses should focus on these strategies while staying true to their brand identity and target audience.

Read more: How often should I post on Twitter?

The Future of Social Media Engagement

As technology continues to evolve rapidly, so does social media engagement.

Trends show an increasing emphasis on visual content (such as images or videos) as well as interactive features like live streaming or stories.

Influencers play a significant role in shaping social media engagement, as their followers trust their recommendations and opinions. Collaborating with influencers can help businesses expand their reach and tap into new audiences.

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Maria Ruocco