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Twitter

2015 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 2015, three CDC Twitter profiles (@CDCgov, @CDC_eHealth, and @CDCespanol) reached a collective following of 1,290,800 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 on CDC Twitter Accounts 2008-2015

Top 10 CDC Twitter Profiles - 2015

Rank

Profile Name

URL

Number of Followers

1

CDCEmergency

https://twitter.com/CDCEmergency

1,721,870

2

CDC_eHealth

https://twitter.com/CDC_eHealth

632,63

3

CDCgov

http://twitter.com/cdcgov

620,549

4

CDCFlu

https://twitter.com/CDCFlu

389,488

5

NIOSH

https://twitter.com/niosh/

325,571

6

DrFriedenCDC

https://twitter.com/DrFriedenCDC

98,074

7

CDCGlobal

https://twitter.com/CDCGlobal

88,896

8

CDC_Cancer

https://twitter.com/CDC_Cancer

79,552

9

CDCespanol

https://twitter.com/CDCespanol

37,619

10

CDChep

https://twitter.com/CDChep

30,602

  • Page last reviewed: February 3, 2016
  • Page last updated: February 3, 2016
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