Five Latin America Leaders in the Top 20 most followed on Twitter

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    The Costa Rica News (TCRN) – Five Latin America leaders are on the list of the twenty most followed on Twitter in the world, among them Argentina’s President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, ranking number ten with 2.1 million followers (followers).

    The eleven and twelve positions are occupied by the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto and Colombia’s Juan Manuel Santos, each with more than 1.9 million followers in the world. The report “Twiplomacy 2013” was released this week.

    The company notes that the president of Brazil, Dilma Rousseff, in position fourteen, with 1.8 million followers, is a clear example of the use of social networks in times of elections.

    The report notes that “Rousseff tweet he has not since he was elected president in 2010, but the number of fans is growing.”

    The report also reveals that the Venezuelan president, Nicolas Maduro, is ranked twenty with over 1.2 million followers, “despite having entered the social network in March this year.”

    Maduro is also one of the most influential world leaders with an average of 4,767 retweets for each message it publishes.

    Moreover, “Twiplomacy 2013” highlights the five Twitter accounts more answer their followers.

    The president of Ecuador, Rafael Correa, responds to 83% of the tweets that mention you, followed by Foreign Minister of this country, Ricardo Patino, giving reply to 43%, the Costa Rica President Laura Chinchilla, answers to 39% .

    The fourth and fifth positions are occupied by the account of the Ministry of Communication of Panama and Chile’s President Sebastian Pinera, who respond to 15% of messages sent to them.

    The journey of Latin America in this network began in 2007 when Pena Nieto opened his Twitter account.

    The Mexican was followed by Chilean President entered the network in 2008, while most political leaders in the region joined in 2010.

    The predominant language among these leaders is still the Spanish, with 56% of their tweets in this language.

    Behind them lies the English, 14% of the tweets, the French, 6%, and Portuguese, three percent. EFE

    Category: Latin America

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