Study finds world leaders take to Twitter, but new ‘Twiplomacy’ has its limits

Almost two thirds of the 193 U.N. member governments are on Twitter. The 264 Twitter accounts of heads of state and government have been analysed now: Just about 30 seem to have ever done any own tweet. Most-followed account is @BarackObama (17,8 million followers total / 76 president´s peers and other governments). His account follows only Norwegian Prime Minister Stoltenberg and Russian Prime Minister Medvedev.

Full story: Study finds world leaders take to Twitter, but new ‘Twiplomacy’ has its limits – The Washington Post.

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