List of most-liked tweets

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This list contains the top 20 tweets with the most likes on the social networking platform Twitter; Twitter does not provide an official list but the news media makes lists.[1][2][3][4] As of March 2020, the top tweet has over 4.3 million likes and was tweeted by former U.S. president Barack Obama.[5]

List[edit]

The following table lists the top 20 most-liked tweets on Twitter, the account that tweeted it, the total number of likes rounded to the nearest hundred thousand, and the date it was originally tweeted. The notes include the details surrounding the tweet.

Two accounts have more than one of the most-liked tweets in the top 20: South Korean band BTS have ten and former U.S. president Barack Obama has four.

Rank Tweet Posted by Likes (millions) Date Context
1 "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm[6] Barack Obama
@BarackObama
4.4 August 12, 2017 [A]
2 "Kobe was a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been just as meaningful a second act. To lose Gianna is even more heartbreaking to us as parents. Michelle and I send love and prayers to Vanessa and the entire Bryant family on an unthinkable day."[7] Barack Obama
@BarackObama
4.1 January 26, 2020 [B]
3 "Quarantine day 6." twitter.com/gnuman1979/status/1239523796542992387[9] Jamie
@gnuman1979
3.0 March 16, 2020 [C]
4 "In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!" twitter.com/BarackObama/status/1218174463046553600[10] Barack Obama
@BarackObama
2.8 January 17, 2020 [D]
5 "Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames. Much respect my brother ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ #33644"[11] Kobe Bryant
@kobebryant
2.7 January 25, 2020 [E]
6 "broken.
from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words."[13]
Ariana Grande
@ArianaGrande
2.5 May 22, 2017 [F]
7 "Duh๐Ÿ˜›" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1137775053993533440[15] BTS
@BTS_twt
2.4 June 9, 2019 [G]
8 "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars" pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap[17] Ellen DeGeneres
@TheEllenShow
2.3 March 2, 2014 [H]
9 "ใ€Œ100ๆ—ฅๅพŒใซๆญปใฌใƒฏใƒ‹ใ€100ๆ—ฅ็›ฎ" twitter.com/yuukikikuchi/status/1240946299467259905[19] Yuuki Kikuchi
@yuukikikuchi
2.1 March 20, 2020 [I]
10 "how's self quarantine going?" twitter.com/iqraanabi/status/1239294114094632961[20] Iqra Nabi
@iqraanabi
2.0 March 16, 2020 [J]
11 "ํ–‰๋ณตํ•˜๊ฒŒ ํ•ด์ฃผ์…”์„œ ๊ฐ์‚ฌํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค ๐Ÿ’œ" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1167830377508950016[21] BTS
@BTS_twt
2.0 August 31, 2019
12 "์ปคํŠธ ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ™‚" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1183352487501160448[22] BTS
@BTS_twt
2.0 October 13, 2019
13 "John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters I've ever known. Cancer doesn't know what it's up against. Give it hell, John."[23] Barack Obama
@BarackObama
2.0 January 20, 2017 [K]
14 "ํ•ดํ”ผ๋‰ด์ด์–ด~~~~" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1212259597790126080[24] BTS
@BTS_twt
2.0 January 1, 2020
15 "๋ฐฉํƒ„์ƒ์ผ ์ถ•ํ•˜ํ•ด ์ฃผ์…”์„œ ๊ฐ์‚ฌํ•ด์š” ์ €๋„ ์ž‘์€ ์„ ๋ฌผ ์ค€๋น„ํ–ˆ์–ด์š” โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ #JIMIN #๋ฐฉํƒ„์ƒ์ผใ…Šใ…‹" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1138845612525309952[25] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 June 13, 2019 [L]
16 "Can't fall asleep๐Ÿ˜‘" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1197603800489443330[26] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 November 21, 2019
17 "ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ ๋‹ค๋ฆฌ๊ฐ€ ์•ˆํŽด์ง€์š”" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1187258132717699072[27] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 October 24, 2019
18 "๋ฐ˜์ง๋ฐ˜์ง ์ž‘์€๋ณ„ ํƒœํ˜•๐ŸŽตโญ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ซ" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1212041488206577665[28] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 December 31, 2019
19 "๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’œ" twitter.com/BTS_twt/status/1186923892100587521[29] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 October 23, 2019
20 "#InMyFeelingsChallenge #HopeOnTheStreet" pic.twitter.com/Bm8bxtKsFq[30] BTS
@BTS_twt
1.9 July 23, 2018 [M]
As of March 20, 2020

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ This tweet was the first of three tweets quoting a passage from Nelson Mandela's autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, in response to the 2017 Charlottesville attack. The accompanying picture, taken in 2011 by former White House photographer Pete Souza, shows Obama visiting a day care center in Bethesda, Maryland.
  2. ^ This tweet was written after Kobe Bryant's death in a helicopter crash.[8]
  3. ^ Jamie tweeted a video of a sock puppet eating cars, making light of the quarantine imposed during the 2019โ€“20 coronavirus pandemic.
  4. ^ Happy birthday tweet to his wife, Michelle Obama.
  5. ^ Kobe Bryant's last tweet before his death in a helicopter crash. He congratulated LeBron James on surpassing him on the National Basketball Association's all-time scoring list.[12]
  6. ^ American singer Ariana Grande tweeted this several hours after her performance at Manchester Arena on May 22, 2017. A suicide bombing had occurred after the end of the concert in the foyer of the arena; the explosion killed 23 people (including the attacker) and injured 250 more.[14]
  7. ^ Jungkook dancing to the song "Bad Guy" by Billie Eilish.[16]
  8. ^ Ellen DeGeneres's star-studded selfie from the 86th Academy Awards includes Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Lupita Nyong'o and a few others. Within 35 minutes, the tweet surpassed Barack Obama's "Four more years" tweet to become the then most-retweeted tweet of all time with over 800k.[18]
  9. ^ Author ใใใกใ‚†ใ†ใ(Kikuchi Yuuki) posted a 4-koma manga every day about a crocodile who dies after 100 days. This tweet was the last day.
  10. ^ Iqra tweeted a video of her cat losing in a game of tic-tac-toe, making light of the quarantine imposed during the 2019โ€“20 coronavirus pandemic.
  11. ^ This tweet was written regarding John McCain's cancer. John McCain was at the same time Barack Obama's opponent as the Republican nominee for the 2008 Presidential Election, but also one of the few Republicans who dared to speak up against Donald Trump, a U.S. President from his own party.
  12. ^ Jimin's thank you present for BTS' 6th anniversary.
  13. ^ J-Hope dancing to the song "In My Feelings" by Drake.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Crook, Jordan (August 16, 2017). "The most-liked tweet in history says a lot about how the world is doing". TechCrunch. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  2. ^ Becket, Adam (August 16, 2017). "The 10 most liked tweets of all time are dominated by Obama". Business Insider. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  3. ^ Nuรฑez, Michael. "Kobe Bryant's Death Prompts More Facebook, Twitter Discussion Than Trump's Impeachment". Forbes.
  4. ^ Schwarz, Hunter (August 16, 2017). "Obama's Charlottesville tweet is most liked in Twitter history". CNN. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  5. ^ Barack Obama [@BarackObama] (August 12, 2017). "No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  6. ^ Barack Obama [@BarackObama] (January 26, 2020). "Kobe was a legend on the court and just getting started in what would have been just as meaningful a second act. To lose Gianna is even more heartbreaking to us as parents. Michelle and I send love and prayers to Vanessa and the entire Bryant family on an unthinkable day" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  7. ^ Chavez, Chris (January 26, 2020). "President Barack Obama Shares Heartfelt Tribute Remembering Kobe Bryant". Sports Illustrated. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  8. ^ Jamie [@gnuman1979] (March 16, 2020). "Quarantine day 6" (Tweet). Retrieved March 17, 2020 – via Twitter.
  9. ^ Barack Obama [@BarackObama] (January 17, 2020). "In every scene, you are my star, @MichelleObama! Happy birthday, baby!" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  10. ^ Kobe Bryant [@kobebryant] (January 25, 2020). "Continuing to move the game forward @KingJames. Much respect my brother ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿพ #33644" (Tweet). Retrieved March 2, 2020 – via Twitter.
  11. ^ Weaver, Aaron (January 26, 2020). "Kobe Bryant's Final Tweet to LeBron Perfectly Sums Up His Own Legacy". CNN. Retrieved March 2, 2020.
  12. ^ Ariana Grande [@ArianaGrande] (May 22, 2017). "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  13. ^ "Ariana Grande says she feels 'broken' after Manchester concert attack". BBC News. May 23, 2017. Archived from the original on May 23, 2017. Retrieved May 23, 2017.
  14. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (June 9, 2019). "Duh๐Ÿ˜›" (Tweet). Retrieved June 9, 2019 – via Twitter.
  15. ^ Herman, Termar (December 9, 2019). "BTS Fans Propel Jungkook's 'Bad Guy' Tweet to Become No. 1 of 2019". Billboard. Retrieved March 4, 2020.
  16. ^ Ellen DeGeneres [@TheEllenShow] (March 3, 2014). "If only Bradley's arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars" (Tweet). Retrieved March 20, 2017 – via Twitter.
  17. ^ Guyun, Jessica (March 3, 2014). "Ellen DeGeneres selfie on Twitter is Oscar gold for Samsung". Los Angeles Times. Tribune Publishing. Archived from the original on April 10, 2014. Retrieved April 16, 2014.
  18. ^ ใใใกใ‚†ใ†ใ [@yuukikikuchi] (March 20, 2020). "ใ€Œ100ๆ—ฅๅพŒใซๆญปใฌใƒฏใƒ‹ใ€100ๆ—ฅ็›ฎ" (Tweet). Retrieved March 20, 2020 – via Twitter.
  19. ^ Iqra Nabi [@iqraanabi] (March 16, 2020). ""how's self quarantine going?"" (Tweet). Retrieved March 16, 2020 – via Twitter.
  20. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (August 31, 2019). "ํ–‰๋ณตํ•˜๊ฒŒ ํ•ด์ฃผ์…”์„œ ๊ฐ์‚ฌํ•ฉ๋‹ˆ๋‹ค ๐Ÿ’œ" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  21. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (October 13, 2019). "์ปคํŠธ ๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ‘€๐Ÿ™‚" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  22. ^ Barack Obama [@BarackObama] (July 20, 2017). "John McCain is an American hero & one of the bravest fighters I've ever known. Cancer doesn't know what it's up against. Give it hell, John" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  23. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (January 1, 2020). "ํ•ดํ”ผ๋‰ด์ด์–ด~~~~" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  24. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (June 13, 2019). "๋ฐฉํƒ„์ƒ์ผ ์ถ•ํ•˜ํ•ด ์ฃผ์…”์„œ ๊ฐ์‚ฌํ•ด์š” ์ €๋„ ์ž‘์€ ์„ ๋ฌผ ์ค€๋น„ํ–ˆ์–ด์š” โ˜บ๏ธ๐Ÿ™โค๏ธ #JIMIN #๋ฐฉํƒ„์ƒ์ผใ…Šใ…‹" (Tweet). Retrieved June 13, 2019 – via Twitter.
  25. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (November 21, 2019). "Can't fall asleep๐Ÿ˜‘" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  26. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (October 24, 2019). "ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ใ…‹ ๋‹ค๋ฆฌ๊ฐ€ ์•ˆํŽด์ง€์š”" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  27. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (December 31, 2019). "๋ฐ˜์ง๋ฐ˜์ง ์ž‘์€๋ณ„ ํƒœํ˜•๐ŸŽตโญ๏ธ๐Ÿ’ซ" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  28. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (October 23, 2019). "๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’œ" (Tweet). Retrieved March 4, 2020 – via Twitter.
  29. ^ ๋ฐฉํƒ„์†Œ๋…„๋‹จ [@BTS_twt] (July 23, 2018). "#InMyFeelingsChallenge #HopeOnTheStreet" (Tweet). Retrieved July 23, 2018 – via Twitter.