Twitter

2017 Annual Summary

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 2017 three CDC Twitter profiles (@CDCgov, @CDC_eHealth, and @CDCespanol) reached a collective following of 1,626,614 followers (1,408,093 followers in 2016) with a variety of general health and safety tips and social media updates in both English and Spanish.

CDC Twitter followers 2008-2017

Top 10 CDC Twitter Profiles – 2017

Rank Profile Name URL Number of Followers
1 CDCEmergency https://twitter.com/CDCEmergency 1,893,252
2 CDCgov https://twitter.com/cdcgov 919,394
3 CDCFlu https://twitter.com/CDCFlu 707,354
4 CDC_eHealth https://twitter.com/CDC_eHealth 666,160
5 NIOSH https://twitter.com/niosh/ 325,349
6 CDCGlobal https://twitter.com/CDCGlobal 125,955
7 CDCDirector https://twitter.com/CDCDirector  115,941
8 CDC_Cancer https://twitter.com/CDC_Cancer 101,554
9 CDCespanol https://twitter.com/CDCespanol 41,060
10 CDCSTD https://twitter.com/CDCSTD 35,059
Page last reviewed: June 11, 2018