Retweets Count Statistics

The average number of retweets received by a post or tweet.

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"92% of all Twitter interaction such as retweets happen within the first hour of a tweet being posted."

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"Political tweets are more likely to get retweeted than any other category (49% of total retweets)."

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"Tweets with an image or video receive 150% more retweets."

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"About 52% of users retweet content that they personally find interesting."

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"The chance of retweets increases up to 17 times with tweets that has hyperlinks."

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"Tweets containing quotes are 30% more likely to be retweeted."

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"Tweets specifically asking for a retweet get 12 times higher retweet rate."

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"78% of brands' tweets that get retweeted are made up of informational content."

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"14% of all retweets are based on a tweet containing a hashtag."

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"About 19% of retweets include URLs, suggesting the sharing of useful or interesting online content."

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"The weekends are when the highest number of retweets occur, with Sundays being the most active."

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"Users with bigger followers tend to have many retweets, 60% of top 10% tweets are from users with 2k or more followers."

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"The most retweeted tweet had over 4.7 million retweets."

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"Celebrities receive the highest retweets, with Barack Obama being the most retweeted person in 2020."

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"55% of users admitting to taking action (e.g., visiting the website, retweeting, liking) after seeing a branded tweet."

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"34% of marketers use Twitter to successfully generate leads and retweets forming a major part of this success."

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"Tweets with one or two hashtags have 55% more chance of being retweeted."

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Statistic 18

"Tweets shorter than 100 characters get a 17% higher engagement rate, including retweets."

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