TOP 11 Most Followed Business On Twitter

TOP 11 Most Followed Business On Twitter

By DSIM Team / 24/06/2015

Twitter is the social networking site has evolved into invaluable resources for news. Twitter is a great place to follow breaking news, learn about trending topics, and participate in conversations practically about anything.
With more than 51.2 million followers, YouTube is the king of Twitter followed by Twitter with 40 million followers.
This statistic presents the most popular business accounts sorted by the highest numbers of followers.

Check out these top 11 accounts about businesses:


Account: @facebook
Followers: 13,906,003
Following: 96
No. of tweets: 1,708
Joined: March, 2007


Facebook is the world’s largest social network with more than 1.44 billion monthly active users. Mark Zuckerberg started Facebook in 2004. Facebook joined Twitter in March, 2009. At 11th position, Facebook is a big name on Twitter, with his account attracting 13.9 million followers.

10) Vine

Account: @vine
Followers: 14,174,252
Following: 1
No. of tweets: 968
Joined: May, 2012


Vine is a video sharing service where users can share six second long looping video clips. Vine is the best way to see and share life in motion. Create short, beautiful, looping videos in a simple and fun way for your friends and family to see. The service was founded in June 2012, and micro blogging website Twitter acquired it in October 2012. Vine is popular on social media, and holds 10 th position with 14.2 million followers.

9)BBC Breaking News

Account: @BBCbreaking
Followers: 15,502,067
Following: 3
No. of tweets: 24,768
Joined: April, 2007


BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs. The department is the world’s largest broadcast news organization and generates about 120 hours of radio and television output each day, as well as online news coverage. BBC News is on 9th count with more than 15.5 million followers.

8)The New York Times

Account: @nytimes
Followers: 16,959,635
Following: 991
No. of tweets: 184,913
Joined: March, 2007


The New York Times publisher broadcasts all the news that fits in 140 characters to keep in touch with 17 million readers, with sub channels for specific interests which put her on 8th position among the most followed business in the world over Twitter.


Account: @CNN
Followers: 17,326,809
Following: 1095
No. of tweets: 62,167
Joined: February, 2007


The Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel. The 24 hour cable news channel was founded in 1980 by American media proprietor Ted Turner. Upon its launch, CNN was the first television channel to provide 24 hour news coverage and was the first among all news television channels in the United States. It is on 7th place among the top followed with 17.4 million followers on Twitter.

6) Sports Center

Account: @sportscenter
Followers: 17,470,612
Following: 1,548
No. of tweets: 59,634
Joined: March, 2009


SportsCenter is a daily sports news television program. SportsCenter is shown up twelve times a day, replaying the day’s scores and highlights from major sporting events, along with commentary, previews and feature stories. The show has aired more than 50,000 unique episodes. Currently, it`s on 6th position in the list of top followed brand with 17.5 million followers.


Account: @espn
Followers: 19,174,559
Following: 290
No. of tweets: 62,207
Joined: March, 2007


ESPN is a U.S. based global cable and satellite television channel that is owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture between The Walt Disney Company (80% ownership interest) and Hearst Corporation (20% interest). The channel focuses on sports related programming including live and recorded events telecast, sports news and talk show, and other original programs. ESPN has 19.2 million followers. It’s 5th most followed Business brand on Twitter.

4)CNN Breaking News

Account: @cnnbrk
Followers: 26,947,439
Following: 115
No. of tweets: 40,597
Joined: January, 2007


Everyone can find the latest breaking news and information on the top stories, weather, business, entertainment, politics, and more on CNN breaking news. It’s on 4th position with 27 million followers.

3) Instagram

Account: @instagram
Followers: 39,019,834
Following: 3
No. of tweets: 6,317
Joined: August, 2010


Instagram is an online mobile photo sharing, video sharing and social networking service like Facebook and Twitter. Instagram is “Capturing and sharing the world’s moments”. Instagram is on 3rd position with 39.1 million followers.


Account: @twitter
Followers: 39,872,280
Following: 103
No. of tweets: 1,998
Joined: February, 2007


Twitter is a free micro blogging platform founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone. Twitter is different from other online social networking sites. Its one of the best service is that you can follow anyone you want and see whatever you want. Twitter itself holds second position with 40 million followers on Twitter lagging behind Youtube.


Account: @YouTube
Followers: 51,253,299
Following: 891
No. of tweets: 13,985
Joined: November , 2007


YouTube surpassed 51.3 million followers on Twitter which made YouTube winner over the micro blogging platform Twitter. The site allows users to upload, view, and share videos with friends, family, and the world.

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