Obama, Wendy’s Nugget Guy Were 2017’s Most Retweeted

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Twitter might be President Trump’s dominant form of communication, but he wasn’t as “yuge” on the platform as one might expect. To wit, the most retweeted tweet of 2017 belongs to Carter Wilkerson, the Reno 16-year-old who’s received over 3.6 million retweets since asking Wendy’s how many retweets it would take for the chain to give him free chicken nuggets for a year. (They set the bar at 18 million, but gave him the free food anyway.) Meanwhile, Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama, was responsible for three of the 10 most retweeted tweets.


It Was Obama’s Year on Twitter | The New Yorker: https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/it-was-obamas-year-on-twitter

Obama and the chicken nugget guy ruled Twitter in 2017: https://apnews.com/f0d4936b3a8640fba9b5c66929b17d98/Obama,-the-chicken-nugget-guy,-among-most-retweeted-in-2017

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