Commander in tweet! Barack Obama has most liked Twitter post of 2017 – while President Trump doesn’t even make the list
While Barack Obama has been out of the White House for a little less than a year, he’s still commander in chief of the tweet.
According to lists released by Twitter on Tuesday, Barack Obama had the most liked tweet in 2017.
His most ‘liked’ post was in response to the Charlottesville white supremacist marches this summer, and includes a picture of him interacting with a group of kids of different races.
It includes a Nelson Mandela quote white reads:
Obama also had three of the top 9 most retweeted tweets of 2017, while his successor didn’t crack either list.
In fact, social media maven Trump didn’t even come close.
His most liked tweet of 2017 was a diss of North Korean president Kim Jong-un, which got 617,132 likes last month. Obama’s most liked photo had more than 4million. Trump’s most retweeted tweet, a video edited to look like he was beating up ‘CNN’, got 363,477 retweets, while Obama’s most retweeted tweet was shared more than 1.7million times.