The Top 20 #SOTU Social Influencers on Twitter
President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union address generated close to 1.4 million tweets, with about a million of those coming during the speech itself.
We tracked the influencers and created the Top 20 #SOTU Social Influencers list using Cision’s Influencer Search.
Cision’s Influencer Search is a proprietary feature that ranks influencers of conversation topics based on social posts, shares and relevancy on Twitter.
The following list was pulled during Obama’s 8th and final State of the Union Address on January 12th, 2016 at 9 p.m. ET.
@YahooNews Global Anchor.
— Katie Couric (@katiecouric) January 12, 2016
The latest science news and opinion from the news team at Nature, the international weekly journal of #science. For tweets about primary research, see@nature.
"Climate change is just one of many issues where our security is linked to the rest of the world." – Obama #SOTU
— Nature News&Comment (@NatureNews) January 13, 2016
Host/managing editor of TV One’s daily morning show, NewsOne Now; senior analyst, Tom Joyner Morning Show; author; international speaker; CEO, Nu Vision Media
— rolandsmartin (@rolandsmartin) January 13, 2016
CNN’s senior media correspondent and host of @CNNReliable. Formerly@nytimes, @tvnewser and Top of the Morning. Email: email@example.com
Clinton's final #SOTU: 31.5 million viewers Bush's final SOTU: 37.5 million viewers Obama's final SOTU: we'll find out tomorrow
— Brian Stelter (@brianstelter) January 13, 2016
Cover Capitol Hill for @nbcnews
"We have to end the practice of drawing our congressional districts so that politicians can pick their voters, & not the other way around"
— Luke Russert (@LukeRussert) January 13, 2016
Political news & commentary from Andrew Malcolm of Investor’s Business Daily. (formerly Top of the Ticket @ latimestot)
'Few Regrets' — Full Text of the Final Barack Obama State of the Union Address https://t.co/26UYwi6DeF
— Andrew Malcolm (@AHMalcolm) January 13, 2016
Entrepreneur, Activist and Storyteller. Father to the champ, Mateo Ali. Board Member, Trayvon Martin Foundation. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
"Unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.” ~Obama #SOTU
— Michael Skolnik (@MichaelSkolnik) January 13, 2016
Opinion Writer for the Washington Post and MSNBC Contributor
Gov. Nikki Haley did a decent job there. Not bad, governor. Not bad.
— Jonathan Capehart (@CapehartJ) January 13, 2016
@NBCNews Capitol Hill Correspondent. Politics, Campaigns & Congress for@todayshow, @nbcnightlynews and@msnbc. Proud alum @NorthwesternUInstagram @TheKellyO
Shouts of "Joe, Joe" in chamber #SOTU
— Kelly O'Donnell (@KellyO) January 13, 2016
Wacky Wordsmith. Side-Eye Sorceress. Foolery Enthusiast. TV Buff. Shoe Fiend. Travel Junkie. Professional Troublemaker. Also: @iLuvvit.
"If you wonder if I am committed, ask Osama Bin Laden." ALL THE WELPS THAT EVER WELPED IN WELPCHESTER. #SOTU
— Awesomely Luvvie (@Luvvie) January 13, 2016
@CNN political commentator | Essayist | Keynote Speaker | Mom | Optimist | Lost soul, fishbowl, etc.
A deeply beautiful and powerfully visionary speech delivered by a very beaten down and exasperated man who still manages to hope. #SOTU
— Sally Kohn (@sallykohn) January 13, 2016
Yahoo! News and Finance Anchor, wife, mother, proud immigrant
— Bianna Golodryga (@biannagolodryga) January 12, 2016
Editor in Chief, @YahooPolitics, a@YahooNews production. Politics, media, breaking.
Obama on US military might: "People do not look to Beijing or Moscow to lead, they call us." #SOTU
— Garance Franke-Ruta (@thegarance) January 13, 2016
Anchor of @NBCNightlyNews Sunday, Anchor @MSNBC, National Correspondent @NBCNews.
— Kate Snow (@tvkatesnow) January 13, 2016
CBS News Correspondent covering Foreign Affairs & the White House, traveler, fmr financial anchor, @UVAalum, Connecticut Yankee. Retweets aren’t endorsements
— margaret brennan (@margbrennan) January 13, 2016
Chad Pergram covers Congress for FOX News. He’s won an Edward R. Murrow Award and the Joan Barone Award for his reporting on Capitol Hill.
Obama says he'll keep #SOTU short because he knows some mbrs "have to get back to IA. I know. I've been there."
— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) January 13, 2016
Lynn Sweet is a columnist and Washington Bureau Chief at the Chicago Sun-Times. Was columnist at late PoliticsDaily.
— Lynn Sweet (@lynnsweet) January 13, 2016
@dcexaminer Senior Congressional Correspondent covering Capitol Hill, campaigns & national political trends.
— David M. Drucker (@DavidMDrucker) January 13, 2016
National Political Correspondent for The Washington Post, Author of The Daily 202, Anchor of @PowerPost
Nikki Haley: "It's wrong to equate noise with results. We need to turn down the sound sometimes." (@realDonaldTrump)
— James Hohmann (@jameshohmann) January 13, 2016
Writer, Husband, Dad. Breitbart California. Pro: Constitution, legal immigration, free trade, military, Israel. Happy.
Nikki Haley Confirms She Targeted Donald Trump In SOTU Response; GOP Leaders Approved – Breitbart https://t.co/dYvs2c0lo6
— Joel Pollak (@joelpollak) January 13, 2016
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