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Whether you’re a diehard Twilight fan or have just become aware of the vampire phenomenon, you’ll find all the latest news and important stuff that you should know about on Twitter.
Twilight Saga Finale
With the final Twilight movie, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, hitting theaters this Friday, May 18th, fans are finally going to get what they’ve been waiting for. In celebration of this momentous occasion, we thought we’d take a look at some of the most interesting facts and stats relating to the phenomenon that is Twilight.
For starters, how much did the Twilight movies make at the box office? According to Box Office Mojo, the first Twilight film, Twilight, made $158 million domestically and $309 million internationally for a worldwide total of $477 million. Its sequels, New Moon and Eclipse, each made $133 million domestically and $269 million internationally for a worldwide total of $392 million.
This year the Twilight saga will finally come to a satisfying end with the release of Eclipse. This final installment in the twilight saga pits Bella (Taylor Lautner) against Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) in a battle for her soul. Weighing in at only two hours and fifty-two minutes (versus the 3-hour and fifty-nine-minute First Twilight Movie), Eclipse is a truly epic film that will leave audiences breathless. And if you’re curious as to how much faster the time goes by in the Twilight Saga compared to real life, don’t worry, we have a stat for that too.
Most Viewed Twitter Account In History
While Twitter is quickly becoming a global phenomenon, it was originally started in Canada. Today, the platform is the most popular social network globally, surpassing Facebook, with over 500 million monthly active users. Interesting fact: only one of the top 50 most followed Twitter accounts is based in Canada, with the @jokercomedty being the most followed Canadian account with over 19 million followers. (Data via statista.com)
One of the most followed accounts on Twitter is @realDonaldTrump with over 44 million followers. (Data via statista.com)
While it may not seem like it now, Twitter was actually quite the sleeper hit in the early 2010s. One of the platform’s early breakout successes was the @eve teasing account, which began posting in 2011 and now has over 24 million followers.
Many Twitter users keep a close eye on which accounts gain the most following, in order to figure out which ones are worth following themselves. One account which has steadily gained popularity over the years due to its wit and humor is @JackieOrian, who currently has over 4.8 million followers.
The Most Followed Celebrity On Twitter
Even before he was famous, Justin Bieber was known for his huge Twitter presence. In fact, the singer has over 12 million followers and is the most followed person on the platform. Just behind Bieber is another Canadian, @EdSheeran, with over 11 million followers. (Data via statista.com)
Amongst the celebrities with over 10 million followers are @BarackObama, @KanyeWest, @realDonaldTrump, @Jokercomedty, @Rihanna, and @KimKardashian. (Data via statista.com)
The Most Curate Twitter Account
While some celebrities may prefer to keep their Twitter accounts light-hearted and playful, others use the platform to share important news and information relating to the topics they’re passionate about. (Data via statista.com)
For example, @TEDxBella is one of the most followed Twitter accounts on the platform, with over 8 million followers, who mostly post about female empowerment and mental health issues. (Data via statista.com)
Most Retweeted Tweets
While many celebrities may prefer to keep their Twitter accounts light-hearted and playful, others use the platform to share important news and information relating to the topics they’re passionate about. (Data via statista.com)
As mentioned above, @TEDxBella is a very popular Twitter account with almost all of its tweets getting a lot of retweets. One of the interesting tidbits relating to this Twitter account is that the average user doesn’t actually tweet that often. According to the account’s co-founder, the average user only has 29 followers but retweets more than 7,300 times a month! (Data via statista.com)
Most Mentioned Celebrities On Twitter
Another way to discover trending topics on Twitter is to monitor which celebrities are being mentioned the most. Using the Natural Language API, OneZero Data found that @KendallJenner is currently the most mentioned celebrity on Twitter, with over 70.5 million mentions, followed by @Beyonce, @Zendaya, @CameronMonroe, @KourtneyKardashian, and @KimKardashian.
The data also revealed that people on Twitter are often mentioning more than one celebrity at a time. For example, if someone were to type “Kendall Jenner” into the Twitter search bar, they’ll see that many people are mentioning the Kardashian/Jenner clan in their tweets. (Data via OneZero Data)
Most Followed Instagram Account
While Twitter was originally started as a way for people to communicate via text, many celebrities have recently shifted their focus to Instagram. With nearly 1 billion active monthly users, it’s the most popular social network globally. (Data via statista.com)
As the most popular social media platform globally, it’s only natural that many celebrities would seek to capitalize on this popularity. And what better way to do so than by establishing themselves as thought leaders in their respective fields? By regularly posting informative memes and interesting facts, these celebrities can engage their audience while also imparting crucial knowledge. (Data via statista.com)
Most Shared Instagram Story
While many celebrities have shifted their focus to Instagram, the original platform of choice for social media lovers, it’s still the place to be for photos. With nearly 1 billion active monthly users, Instagram is the most popular social network globally. (Data via statista.com)
The platform’s key attraction is its sheer size. With so many people on the platform, it’s easy for an Instagram user to find what they’re looking for. And with the number of people using the app constantly increasing, it means there’s always room for new content. (Data via statista.com)
The Year’s Most Popular Self-Care Products
According to Canva, a graphic design platform, the most popular self-care products for 2020 were the face cream and facial cleansing products. (Data via statista.com)
What sets these products apart from other similar products is that users report that they’re able to use them more frequently because of how well they work. In fact, some users have reported using them every other day. (Data via statista.com)
Based on testimonials and reviews like these, along with the fact that they were the most popular products for 2020, it’s apparent that people are responding well to these self-care products. And considering how important it is to take care of your skin, it’s no wonder why.
Most Influential Instagrammers
While many celebrities have shifted their focus to Instagram, the platform’s original goal was to connect people through beautiful, eye-catching photos. With over 1 billion active monthly users, it’s the most popular social media network globally. (Data via statista.com)
To determine the most influential Instagrammers, Billboard compared the number of “likes” each account accumulated over the past year. After ranking the top 50 most followed Instagrammers based on this metric, they were able to determine the top 10 influencers. (Data via statista.com)
On this list, you’ll see mostly photographers and bloggers who regularly share content relating to style, fashion and beauty. If you’re interested in becoming the next big thing on Instagram, you may want to consider following these influencers’ accounts to see how they achieve such massive followings.
Most Influential Twitter Influencers
While many celebrities have shifted their focus to Instagram, the platform’s original goal was to connect people through beautiful, eye-catching photos. With almost 500 million monthly active users, it’s the second most popular social network globally. (Data via statista.com)