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Wendy's the only brand to break into top 10 favorite tweets for 2017


By Taruka Srivastav, Reporter

December 28, 2017 | 2 min read

While Obama topped Trump on Twitter with three of 2017's most liked tweets, the only brand to make it to the top 10 most popular tweets of the year was Wendy's.


Wendy’s makes twitter’s most popular tweets of the year

Twitter has revealed its most popular tweets this year, with three of the top 10 also belonging to former President Obama.

The only brand on the list was Wendy’s following a bet it agreed to with one user. The success came when Nevada high school student Carter Wilkerson tweeted the Wendy's account and asked how many retweets were needed to get him a year’s supply of free chicken nuggets, to which it replied 18 million. In the end, Wilkerson got more than 3.6 million retweets, but Wendy’s still granted his request.

Obama's tweet after Charlottesville attack and then the thank you message before his term ended and his farewell message made it to the top 10 list.

Other tweets to make the cut Included one by Ariana Grande after the Manchester terrorism attack that took place at the end of her concert, Linkin park paying tribute to their lead singer Chester Bennington and basketball player LeBron James' reply to President Trump.

Penn State’s tweet offering relief to hurricane victims, Sam Martin pledging dog food for Houston canines after the hurricane and a post about suicide headline further made the cut.

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