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The Most Popular Tweet Of 2017 Was About Chicken Nuggets

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It’s the end of the year which means that all of our favorite social media platforms are rolling out their 2017 year stats. Instagram’s top 10 most liked pictures are split between only three users, but Twitter’s most retweeted tweets are more diverse and a tad sad.

A lot of the most retweeted posts are in relation to natural disasters or horrible events that occurred this year.

So strap in and see what celebs, athletes, politicians and average people went viral in 2017.

10. Seth Joesph, who got famous on Vine, tweeted about suicide awareness. He asked his followers to retweet his tweet with the national suicide hotline number. Rapper Logic hit peak popularity thanks to his tweet about the suicide hotline.

9. NFL player Sam Martin’s tweet about donating dog food to the animals displaced after Hurricane Harvey in Houston. For every retweet, he would donate six pounds of food with a cap of $10,000.

8. Barack Obama’s last tweet sent out as the President of the United States.

7. When Cleveland Cavalier’s and NBA star LeBron James called President Donald Trump a “bum” sparking a ton of memes.

6. Linkin Park’s first tweet honoring the death of their frontman Chester Bennington.

5. Barack Obama’s second tweet to make the list is his final line in his farewell address as President.

4. Ariana Grande‘s tweet addressing the terrorist attack at her Manchester, England concert.

3. Pennsylvania State University’s Interfraternity Council’s tweet pledging to donate 15 cents for every retweet to Houston relief takes the third spot.

2. Obama’s third and last tweet on the top ten list is the tweet he posted after the white nationalists marched in Charlottesville, Virginia.

1. The most retweeted tweet of 2017 is from Carter Wilkerson. He tweeted at Wendy’s asking how many retweets he needed for free chicken nuggets. Not only is his tweet the most retweeted tweet of 2017, but it’s the most retweeted of all time. He ended up getting free nuggets don’t worry.

This year had a lot of ups and downs, but at least Carter got his nuggets.

COLLEGECANDY Writer
Writer and social media addict. When I'm not scrolling through various timeline's I'm researching skin care regiments and watching the Cleveland Cavaliers.