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Fri January 17, 2014
News Match Game: Leaders And Tweeters
Originally published on Fri January 17, 2014 9:35 am
The votes are in, and President Obama — with 40 million followers on Twitter --is the Leader of the Tweet World, according to the Digital Policy Council's recent report on the use of social media by presidents, potentates and other pooh-bahs.
The Top 5 World Leaders With The Most Followers On Twitter:
1) President Barack Obama of the United States
2) President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono of Indonesia
3) President Abdullah Gul of Turkey
4) Queen Rania, the queen consort of the King of Jordan
5) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev of Russia
Below are 5 recent tweets. See if you can tell which Leader is the Tweeter.
a) It doesn't matter where you start, it matters where you end up.
b) President chaired a plenary cabinet session to discuss economic management, disaster relief, and election readiness.
c) I watched all the beauty of the city, from the army's famous Boz Tepesi. This may be the ideal place for paragliding
e) In any economic situation, the state has always found and will always find money for healthcare.
Answers: 1,a; 2,b; 3,c; 4,d; 5,e. (And TOH to Google and Bing translators.)
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