Trump’s tweets: how does the president tweet like?

Tweet Binder analyzed the tweets of Trump since the 1st of January of 2017

Donald Trump’s tweets are a great way to know what the president is thinking. They are also a great source of conflict and controversy. Tweet Binder has analyzed every tweet sent by the president of the United States of America to see how he’s doing. Donald Trump keeps using his official Twitter account heavily instead of the one from the presidency @Potus. President Obama used to have a team running his accounts. Whenever he sent a tweet personally, he added its signature to it so the audience would know.

Trump by huffington post
Trump likes Twitter, yes he does. Pic by Huffington Post

Donald Trump has sent in these 180 days of 2017 931 tweets. We are not counting here the RTs he has sent, just the original tweets he has written and sent. 931 tweets divided in:

  • 645 text tweets: tweets containing only text (no link, no pic, etc.).
  • 16 replies: tweets where he replies to other users (however, in this case, he’s replying to himself when creating threads)
  • 270 links or images.

What device is the president using to send the tweets?

Donald Trump uses up to 5 ways to send the tweets, 5 different sources. Let’s remember that Twitter consider “source” the software a person uses to tweet. In this case, these are the sources Donald Trump uses:

Source Number of tweets
Twitter for iPhone 601
Twitter for Android 274
Twitter Ads 33
Twitter Web Client 12
Media Studio 11

875 tweets are sent directly from cellphones, mostly from iPhone. This means that the president still uses his iPhone…:

What hashtags does Donald Trump use when he tweets?

Not big surprise here, Donald Trump is using his campaign hashtags mostly: #MAGA (Make America Great Again) and #AmericaFirst

Hashtag Number of tweets
#MAGA 12
#AmericaFirst 9
#FakeNews 8
#USA 5

The real surprise here would be that he doesn’t use hashtags much, maybe he doesn’t need them?

What media does Donald Trump mention the most?

Donald Trump talks about the media, that’s a fact. He talks so much about the media that 19% of his tweets in 2017 (177 tweets) talk about the media. 7,2% talk about Fake News.

Media Number of tweets
Fox News 37
New York Times 20
NBC 18
CNN 18
ABC 10

Fox News is the media that receives the highest number of mentions. It is also one of the only ones that talks “nice” about Donald Trump. That’s why the president send tweets like these:

However, the rest of the mentions to the media are not that nice. For example, CNN is receiving many tweets in 2017 from the president that are not that nice:

Let’s remember that the one who sends these tweets is the president of the United States of America.

Most retweeted and liked tweet in 2017

In 2017 Donald Trump has sent 931 tweets so far. The tweet where he shows a video making fun of CNN News is the one with the highest number of retweets and likes. So far it has 274,731 retweets and 449243 likes, these figures keep growing.

The second one has 98,128 retweets and 104,706 likes:


President Trump likes Twitter. It is the place where he feels safe, independent and where he can say whatever he wants. We haven’t tried to judge the content of the tweets, we don’t care about that and we have more important things to do actually. Donald trump’s use of Twitter is very peculiar because he is using it everyday and each of this tweets create a huge controversy. The way he addresses the media has not been seen before, he insults them and make fun of them.

Access here to check the complete report on Donald Trump’s tweets.

We will see where this goes, but it seems like Trump won’t stop tweeting and that no one can stop him either.

Bonus: the president is tweeting in Vietnamese!

According to Twitter, the president sent one tweet in Vietnamese!! Yes, actually from the 931 tweets sent, 918 were in English, 12 “undetermined” and 1 in Vietnamese. Very international president.

Vietnamese is a great language
The Twitter API shows one tweet sent in Vietnamese