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Published on December 14th, 2017 | by Alan Cross


Linkin Park’s Tweet on Chester Bennington’s Death was One of the Biggest of 2017

Social media analytics firm Talkwalker has compiled this list of the top 10 tweets of 2017. Funny, but Donald Trump seems to be missing.

10. Bernie Sanders’ Tweet following the Women’s March

9. Malala’s tweet marking the beginning of her time at Oxford, five years after her attack

8. Tweet from JK Rowling on the 20th anniversary of the publishing of the first Harry Potter novel

7. Michelle Obama’s Tweet celebrating 25 years of marriage

6. Blake Lively’s joke Tweet saying happy birthday to her husband, Ryan Reynolds, with a photo of Ryan Gosling

5. Tweet from LeBron James reacting to a controversy created by Donald Trump

4. Tweet from Linkin Park following the death of their singer, Chester Bennington

3. Tweet from Ariana Grande following the attack at her concert in Manchester

2. A Wendy’s Twitter bet to see if a fan could win a lifetime supply of chicken nuggets

1. Tweet from Barack Obama following the white supremacist rally and violence in Charlottesville

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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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