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@TheEconomist - Tracking The Economist Twitter profile since September 26, 2008

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  • Worldwide Rank #75
  • Follower/Following Ratio 117k
  • Daily New Followers 13k
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The Economist's story

The Economist, also known as @TheEconomist has a very strong presence on Twitter and is ranked by us in the 80% percentile for account strength. Active on Twitter since May 2007, The Economist made it to having a whopping 18,658,979 Twitter followers and to being ranked 75 for number of followers among all Twitter users.

As a matter of fact, @TheEconomist has the prominent #5 placing on the Media/News/Publishing category.

That's awesome! @TheEconomist seems to be on its way to Twitterverse domination! The plot thickens when considering The Economist's follower-to-following ratio, which is 117352.07. As you can probably gather, this metric places this account comfortably within celebrity status.

Tweeting is apparently one of @TheEconomist's favorite pastimes, with an average of 105 tweet(s) per day in the past 30 days. However this seems to be a big change from a total of 98,125 since @TheEconomist joined Twitter.
It seems like The Economist is commanding an enormous amount of attention on Twitter, with an audience attentiveness score of 100%, which stems from being tracked on 107,431 Twitter lists and normalized to their 18,658,979 followers.

This account is tracked by us for quite some time now, actually since September 2008. As of February 21 2017 we track 271.152.322 Twitter accounts, so feel free to search for other accounts you're interested in and reveal their Twitter story!

#75 Worldwide Rank
Worldwide rank Evolution
Follower Following / Ratio
112 Tweets per day
2.0% Follower
5 Rank in Category
100% Audience
107K Listed
@TheEconomist Twitter Stats Overview
Daily average: + 13,510 followers, + 100 tweets, 0 following.

The Economist Tweets

@TheEconomist has posted 3,337 tweets in the last 30 days, which translates to an average of 112 tweets per day.

The Economist Twitter Followers

@TheEconomist has 18,658,979 followers on Twitter.
This account is #75 in the worldwide rank of the most popular Twitter users.


The Economist Following on Twitter

@TheEconomist is following 159 Twitter accounts.
Last month this account followed 1 users.

The Economist Predictions & Milestones

@TheEconomist will hit 19,874,898 followers in the next 3 months, and 23,590,206 in one year.

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We track these Twitter stats since September 26, 2008 . You can see how many followers The Economist lost or gained and what the prediction is for tomorrow or the next 15 days, together with all kinds of other stats like rank compared to all Twitter users, tweets etc.

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