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Twitter

2014 Annual Summary

Analysis: Twitter is an online social networking website that is used to provide information, commentary and descriptions of events and highlight certain audio and video content.

In 2014, three CDC Twitter profiles (@CDCgov, @CDC_eHealth, and @CDCespanol) reached a collective following of 1,021,518 followers (675,042 followers in 2013) with a variety of general health and safety tips and social media updates in both English and Spanish.

Growth of Followers to CDC Twitter Accounts 2008-2014

Top 10 CDC Twitter Profiles - 2014 

Rank

Profile Name

URL

Number of Followers

1

CDCEmergency

https://twitter.com/CDCEmergency

1,632,056

2

CDC_eHealth

https://twitter.com/CDC_eHealth

526,967

3

CDCgov

http://twitter.com/cdcgov

458,519

4

CDCFlu

https://twitter.com/CDCFlu

340,982

5

NIOSH

https://twitter.com/niosh/

277,450

6

DrFriedenCDC

https://twitter.com/DrFriedenCDC

68,194

7

CDCGlobal

https://twitter.com/CDCGlobal

62,225

8

CDC_Cancer

https://twitter.com/CDC_Cancer

61,747

9

CDCespanol

https://twitter.com/CDCespanol

36,032

10

CDChep

https://twitter.com/CDChep

25,649

  • Page last reviewed: August 10, 2015
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