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07 Nov

Final day 2 vote 4 #FedScoop50, incl #eDiplomacy Dir. Nelson, #VSFSatState, other State people. Go to http://t.co/EiPPB4Vx13 & be counted!

24 Oct

Learned 10/20 our session at #SXSW2015 picked (see http://t.co/6qKUvIZmU4), on #VSFSatState, #TechCamp, Virtual Fellows. Thx for your votes!

21 Oct

Our internal #Diplopedia wiki has just passed 20K articles, larger than the Wikipedia in Quechua #digitaldiplomacy.

21 Oct

Congratulations to @CorinaDuBois of @TravelGov, who's our eDiplomat of the Month! Thank you for your service! #DigitalDiplomacy

15 Oct

A big congratulations to our very own @IsaiahJoo for being recognized as a @FCWnow Rising Star! #gcnawards http://t.co/pPdOAUasNP

10 Oct

Can you afford a U.S. education? International #students get financial aid at many colleges. Come #StudyintheUSA! http://t.co/J5DK7bM5TS

09 Oct

Images, other digitized work besides #socialmedia is critical to #DigitalDiplomacy as well - @goyucel

09 Oct

Nothing in history has grown as fast as Facebook so have to be involved online & in #DigitalDiplomacy for nation building - @Petrit

09 Oct

Can’t engage young people without entertaining them in #DigitalDiplomacy - @goyucel

09 Oct

Not enough care in creating content that will actually be relevant to people online, pretense of engagement- @JimmyTLeach #DigitalDiplomacy

09 Oct

Private sector competitor with govts on social media, but private sector is beating them - @JoakimEskil #DigitalDiplomacy

09 Oct

RT @DigiDiplomats: "#DigitalDiplomacy is not a new international system, it is a new international ecosystem." - @goyucel

09 Oct

RT @epolitics: Kurds mobilizing via social media @Goyucel Huge tool for them, trying to get Turkish gov to intervene against ISIS #DigitalD

09 Oct

Govt can learn about understanding user fm private sector, make sure seen cross platform, friendly lang - @JimmyTLeach #DigitalDiplomacy

09 Oct

RT @nediplomat: .@petrit on #DigitalDiplomacy capacity building: it's not only about training diplomats, bit also engaging the civil society

09 Oct

Not only Ambassadors on #DigitalDiplomacy- @Petrit - Sweden is common people, Kosovo asked people to use social media to promote recognition

09 Oct

RT @DigiDiplomats: .@goyucel says leadership, scholarship, entrepreneurship, +more the key qualities for successful #digitaldiplomacy. Need…

09 Oct

RT @Jen_Charlton: .@goyucel: #digitaldiplomacy is digital storytelling for diplomatic purposes... Agreed, it would be great to have more da…

09 Oct

If you don’t do #DigitalDiplomacy well enough you just harm yourself, only well known is US because of @FergusHanson study - @Petrit

Real-time ranking (updated every 24 hours) of e-diplomatic influence based on composite index of officials and experts

Ranking States Followers Influence
1 United States 97,340,278
2 Turkey 32,087,923
3 Saudi Arabia 28,952,620
4 Egypt, Arab Rep. 26,752,763
5 India 20,556,467
6 Kuwait 14,454,570
7 Venezuela, RB 12,884,715
8 Colombia 12,416,115
9 United Nations/ONU 11,902,723
10 Mexico 11,618,966
11 United Kingdom 11,418,698
12 Russian Federation 8,428,038
13 Japan 8,251,258
14 United Arab Emirates 7,270,648
15 Pakistan 5,245,988
16 Brazil 5,189,867
17 Holy See 4,522,856
18 Indonesia 4,074,225
19 Argentina 3,970,378
20 Italy 3,243,205
21 Malaysia 3,060,554
22 Chile 2,976,638
23 Qatar 2,863,733
24 Ecuador 2,784,692
25 France 2,694,894
26 Australia 2,669,670
27 Thailand 2,636,880
28 Spain 2,551,473
29 Peru 2,491,260
30 Switzerland 2,490,357
31 Israel 2,377,290
32 European Union 2,122,980
33 World Economic Forum 0
34 Korea, Rep. 1,879,361
35 Philippines 1,897,626
36 Nigeria 1,499,551
37 Lebanon 1,450,822
38 Bahrain 1,438,174
39 Dominican Republic 1,309,377
40 Canada 1,253,890
41 China 1,189,582
42 Netherlands 898,435
43 South Africa 905,894
44 Germany 875,376
45 Kenya 855,632
46 Cuba 814,084
47 Rwanda 788,575
48 Panama 777,636
49 Sweden 718,631
50 Poland 650,818
51 Iran, Islamic Rep. 651,938
52 Jordan 642,250
53 IMF/FMI 598,731
54 NATO/OTAN 547,879
55 Finland 512,935
56 Norway 500,147
57 Tanzania 506,260
58 Costa Rica 501,473
59 Iraq 472,221
60 Tunisia 472,568
61 Greece 399,621
62 Guatemala 401,262
63 Mongolia 370,873
64 Ukraine 353,263
65 Afghanistan 316,079
66 OECD/OCDE 312,133
67 Belgium 304,692
68 West Bank and Gaza 265,650
69 Bangladesh 238,863
70 Azerbaijan 229,578
71 Nepal 217,960
72 Ghana 194,018
73 Cote d'Ivoire 193,874
74 Haiti 161,139
75 El Salvador 155,396
76 Uganda 150,763
77 Portugal 136,611
78 Libya 128,794
79 Ireland 122,118
80 New Zealand 122,742
81 Latvia 107,520
82 Denmark 105,653
83 Org of American States 107,273
84 Singapore 101,513
85 Somalia 92,418
86 Chechnya 94,731
87 Paraguay 90,710
88 Lithuania 78,916
89 Czech Republic 83,379
90 African Union 84,761
91 Algeria 77,456
92 Senegal 71,426
93 Yemen, Rep. 68,062
94 Estonia 61,526
95 Kazakhstan 60,628
96 Uruguay 60,491
97 Sierra Leone 57,539
98 Georgia 50,670
99 Myanmar 56,163
100 Puerto Rico 55,338
101 OSCE 52,770
102 Maldives 48,601
103 Slovenia 45,064
104 Honduras 45,421
105 Korea, Dem. Rep. 43,290
106 Iceland 43,355
107 Serbia 41,554
108 Syrian Arab Republic 37,458
109 Romania 34,205
110 Taiwan 36,538
111 Bulgaria 30,965
112 Mali 29,342
113 Ethiopia 29,897
114 Cyprus 26,879
115 Congo, Dem. Rep. 23,516
116 Austria 18,932
117 South Sudan 21,246
118 Zimbabwe 20,881
119 Cameroon 17,164
120 Kyrgyzstan 17,958
121 Moldova 16,434
122 Tajikistan 17,814
123 Macedonia, FYR 14,805
124 Belarus 13,534
125 Botswana 15,562
126 Sri Lanka 10,038
127 Croatia 13,613
128 Montenegro 13,188
129 Malawi 12,898
130 Int'l Criminal Court 11,487
131 Sudan 12,506
132 Hungary 10,451
133 Jamaica 10,797
134 Bosnia and Herzegovina 9,244
135 Malta 9,211
136 Trinidad and Tobago 8,260
137 Vietnam 6,574
138 Cambodia 6,014
139 Zambia 6,621
140 Morocco 0
141 Albania 2,525
142 Benin 3,123
143 Mozambique 2,459
144 Bolivia 2,418
145 Slovak Republic 1,889
146 Togo 2,673
147 ASEAN 88
148 Burkina Faso 1,702
149 Djibouti 0
150 Gabon 1,562
151 Liberia 1,467
152 Angola 709
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12 Dec

PM: Delighted to see A11 reopened. Our #LongTermEconomicPlan is making sure we have roads fit for modern Britain. #BuildingBritain @edp24

12 Dec

Read the PM's statement to press following end of all-party talks in Northern Ireland: http://t.co/4HiEKey018 http://t.co/Bk39jpdCSv

12 Dec

PM: I think things are better today than they were yesterday & to thank the Taoiseach for his hard work in helping to bring people together.

12 Dec

PM statement on Northern Ireland: There has been progress overnight, but a deal is not going to be possible today.

11 Dec

A huge thank you to everyone who donated gifts to the #KmartWishingTree in my office. This year around… http://t.co/umIGU2KWqu

11 Dec

Faye Edwards wins today’s #PointsofLight award for delivering Christmas gift hampers to those in need with @KingsNewport church

11 Dec

PM: We all want to see a Northern Ireland with a strong economy & society which is why I hope agreement can be reached at this week's talks.

11 Dec

RT @dwppressoffice: Siobhan Sharp, 23, is 5 millionth person auto-enrolled into a workplace pension http://t.co/zXnTAkqWU6

11 Dec

.@MoJGovUk £1m of funding for face to face & online support for male victims of rape & sexual abuse #BreakTheSilence https://t.co/qJ4omEaQUn

11 Dec

Audio: David Cameron outlines new plans to tackle child abuse on the internet. #WeProtect http://t.co/l0kv7gNFRk http://t.co/S7ooY9kyjz

11 Dec

See how tech companies responded to PM's call to action since last #WeProtect summit. http://t.co/bL4839XpB4 http://t.co/fHY8gT8u1x

11 Dec

RT @IWFhotline: Here is how the IWF has been tackling images of child sexual abuse online using it's unique powers http://t.co/iLOynU0cAm #

11 Dec

PM: Together we must pledge to see this through to clean up the internet & to keep those children safe. Together we can beat this #WeProtect

11 Dec

PM: As long as I am Prime Minister, I will make sure the UK is at the forefront of this fight. #WeProtect

11 Dec

PM: It's getting harder to look for this material, Google have seen a five-fold reduction in these searches over the past year. #WeProtect

11 Dec

PM: This is a global crime. It needs global action. We need to throw the net so wide that there is nowhere for these paedophiles to hide.

11 Dec

PM: Online exploitation of children is happening on an industrial scale. Networks spanning the world. Children abused to order. #WeProtect

11 Dec

Our police forces are working hard to prosecute criminals for crimes involving indecent images of children #WeProtect http://t.co/lxSt2MzdcB

The most influential diplomatic actors on Twitter

Ranking States People Followers Influence
1 United States Barack Obama 46,319,665
2 United States Bill Gates 17,566,009
3 Saudi Arabia Muhammad Al-Arifi 9,474,928
4 China Dalai Lama (Tibet) 9,402,367
5 Saudi Arabia Aaidh ibn Abdullah al-Qarni 6,934,690
6 India Narendra Modi 6,520,900
7 Saudi Arabia Salman al-Ouda 5,327,506
8 Kuwait Mishary Rashid Alafasy 5,166,711
9 Turkey Abdullah Gül 4,872,764
10 Kuwait Nabil Alawadhy 4,761,013
11 Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 4,697,907
12 Venezuela, RB Henrique Capriles R. 4,650,560
13 Holy See Pope Benedict XVI 4,458,871
14 Argentina Cristina Kirchner 3,184,739
15 United Arab Emirates HH Sheikh Mohammed 3,132,669
16 Colombia Álvaro Uribe Vélez 3,108,911
17 Colombia Juan Manuel Santos 3,063,157
18 Egypt, Arab Rep. Bassem Youssef 3,049,495
19 Mexico Enrique Peña Nieto 2,981,183
20 Mexico Felipe Calderón 2,902,390
21 United Kingdom David Cameron 2,784,126
22 Egypt, Arab Rep. Amr Khaled 2,758,864
23 United States Al Gore 2,726,432
24 Russian Federation Dmitri Medvedev 2,689,090
25 United States Donald Trump 2,678,691
26 India Kiran Bedi 2,623,537
27 Egypt, Arab Rep. Mohamed El Baradei 2,562,501
28 India Manmohan Singh 2,457,246
29 United Kingdom Wikileaks 2,369,692
30 India Shashi Tharoor 2,314,919
31 Turkey Cüneyt Ozdemir 2,312,741
32 Egypt, Arab Rep. Hamza Namira 2,197,816
33 Switzerland World Economic Forum, Davos 2,178,457
34 Malaysia Mohd Najib Tun Razak 2,148,274
35 Japan Masayoshi Son 2,103,155
36 Egypt, Arab Rep. Muhammad Morsi 2,076,988
37 Kuwait Muhammad Al Awadi 2,015,064
38 Venezuela, RB Nelson Bocaranda S. 1,939,150
39 Egypt, Arab Rep. Amr Hamzawy 1,938,303
40 Saudi Arabia Turkish Intruder 1,936,527
41 Turkey Ahmet Hakan 1,930,829
42 Saudi Arabia Abdul Aziz bin Fahd 1,929,868
43 United States John McCain 1,911,145
44 Brazil Romario de Souza Faria 1,854,536
45 United States Tim O'Reilly 1,799,642
46 Ecuador Rafael Correa 1,724,679
47 Qatar Faisal al-Qassem 1,700,264
48 Turkey Ahmet Davutoglu 1,674,915
49 Egypt, Arab Rep. Yosri Fouda 1,645,198
50 Turkey Elif Safak 1,639,164
51 Turkey T.C.Cumhurbaşkanlığı 1,639,864
52 Egypt, Arab Rep. Dr Abolfotoh 1,621,779
53 Egypt, Arab Rep. Belal Fadl 1,588,772
54 Turkey Bulent Arinc 1,583,368
55 Saudi Arabia Mojtahd 1,544,701
56 India Barkha Dutt 1,535,133
57 India Rajdeep Sardesai 1,535,906
58 Italy Beppe Grillo 1,533,925
59 Egypt, Arab Rep. Naguib Sawiris 1,528,112
60 Pakistan Imran Khan 1,521,601
61 United States Nicholas Kristof 1,497,858
62 Russian Federation Kremlin Russia 1,454,159
63 Egypt, Arab Rep. Wael Ghonim 1,419,725
64 Australia Kevin Rudd 1,418,431
65 Egypt, Arab Rep. Alaa Al-Aswany 1,404,702
66 United States Human Rights Watch 1,402,091
67 Philippines Karen Davila 1,355,860
68 Mexico Andrés Manuel López 1,329,409
69 United States Your Anon News 1,306,433
70 Chile Sebastian Piñera 1,283,855
71 United Arab Emirates Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al-Nahayan 1,277,123
72 United States Paul Krugman 1,242,350
73 Indonesia Prabowo Subianto 1,242,467
74 Japan Toru Hashimoto 1,224,425
75 United Kingdom Sarah Brown 1,214,103
76 United States Amnesty International 1,183,406
77 Colombia Gabriel García Márquez 1,168,530
78 Netherlands Greenpeace 1,154,461
79 Egypt, Arab Rep. Gameela Ismail 1,150,721
80 Egypt, Arab Rep. Amre Moussa 1,143,087
81 Turkey Devlet Bahçeli 1,132,287
82 Brazil José Serra 1,125,019
83 Venezuela, RB Diosdado Cabello R 1,084,652
84 Japan Takafumi Horie 1,064,352
85 Turkey Ece Temelkuran 1,001,288
86 Brazil Marina Silva 986,757
87 Peru Nadine Heredia 970,987
88 Colombia Gustavo Petro 933,186
89 Russian Federation Kseniya Sobchak 915,296
90 Mexico Denise Dresser 870,776
91 Peru Nadine Heredia 851,472
92 Turkey Nazli Ilicak 835,475
93 Egypt, Arab Rep. Shabab 6 april 824,569
94 Turkey Fatih Altayli 812,402
95 Egypt, Arab Rep. Khaled Abol Naga 806,768
96 Italy Roberto Saviano 783,298
97 Qatar Yusuf al-Qaradawi 776,913
98 United Kingdom David Cameron 773,247
99 China Xinhua News Agency 767,918
100 India Salman Rushdie 764,811
101 United Arab Emirates HH Sheikh Hamdan 761,918
102 Russian Federation RT (Russia Today) 739,379
103 Egypt, Arab Rep. Heba Raouf Ezzat 732,731
104 Venezuela, RB Elias Jaua 723,168
105 Turkey Mehmet Baransu 720,104
106 Russian Federation Alexey Navalny 713,948
107 Egypt, Arab Rep. Nawara Negm 707,007
108 United States Avaaz 707,414
109 Saudi Arabia Talal Abdulaziz 705,664
110 Chile Leonardo Farkas 649,654
111 United Kingdom Jemima Khan 643,941
112 Korea, Rep. Moon Jae-in 635,402
113 India Omar Abdullah 634,492
114 Turkey Sirri Sureyya Onder 628,128
115 Thailand Suthichai Yoon 626,575
116 Egypt, Arab Rep. Alaa Abdel Fattah 625,600
117 Cuba Yoani Sánchez 621,540
118 Egypt, Arab Rep. Mohamed Saad Katatni 621,336
119 Russian Federation Vladimir Poutine 620,598
120 United States Karl Rove 595,396
121 Japan Yukio Hatoyama 588,435
122 Rwanda Paul Kagame 574,632
123 Egypt, Arab Rep. Bothaina Kamel 571,556
124 United Kingdom Oxfam 567,847
125 Venezuela, RB Andrés Izarra 566,616
126 Turkey Emre Uslu 562,867
127 United States Melinda Gates 561,700
128 Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta 554,782
129 Dominican Republic Nuria Piera ‏ 554,028
130 Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif 553,705
131 Colombia Antanas Mockus 553,484
132 Turkey Bekir Bozdağ 549,394
133 Venezuela, RB Diego Arria 544,535
134 Kuwait Waleed Al-Tabtabaie 544,393
135 Spain Mariano Rajoy Brey 544,806
136 France Nicolas Sarkozy 543,611
137 United States Mia Farrow 537,325
138 Malaysia Anwar Ibrahim 535,261
139 Canada Stephen Harper 528,418
140 Thailand Thaksin Shinawatra 522,728
141 United Arab Emirates Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan 510,378
142 Pakistan Fatima Bhutto 505,572
143 Indonesia Aburizal Bakrie 503,342
144 Colombia Piedad Córdoba Ruiz 502,595
145 Japan Tahara Soichiro 500,992
146 Saudi Arabia Essam Al-Zamil 499,102
147 United Arab Emirates Al Arabiya English 496,904
148 Spain Greenpeace España 493,776
149 Israel Azmi Bishara 491,703
150 United States Fareed Zakaria 487,781
151 Panama Ricardo Martinelli 481,168
152 Australia Julia Gillard 479,634
153 Egypt, Arab Rep. Ahmed Shafik 478,586
154 Pakistan Marvi Memon 475,769
155 Saudi Arabia Khalid Matrafi 470,767
156 Thailand Abhisit Vejjajiva 465,363
157 Indonesia Boediono 464,246
158 Venezuela, RB Rocío San Miguel 456,923
159 Cuba Reflexiones de Fidel 455,621
160 Egypt, Arab Rep. Hazem Abdelazim 454,687
161 Colombia Daniel Coronell 437,293
162 Indonesia FadjroelRachman 437,148
163 Turkey Omer Celik 428,588
164 Bahrain Wadah Khanfar 428,908
165 Colombia German Vargas Lleras 422,384
166 Egypt, Arab Rep. Asmaa Mahfouz 420,862
167 Egypt, Arab Rep. Esraa Abdel Fattah 419,012
168 Argentina Greenpeace Argentina 418,479
169 Jordan Noor Al Hussein 416,675
170 Venezuela, RB Delsa Solorzano 413,071
171 Cambodia Somaly Mam 409,573
172 Indonesia Goenawan Mohamad 407,660
173 United States Susan Rice 406,459
174 Italy Pier Luigi Bersani 406,761
175 Egypt, Arab Rep. Nabil El Araby 399,552
176 Lebanon Saad Hariri 390,845
177 Israel Israel Defense Forces 388,461
178 Indonesia Ulil Abshar Abdalla 386,431
179 Yemen, Rep. Tawakkol Karman 386,438
180 Spain Ignacio Escolar 383,791
181 United Kingdom Amnesty International 381,293
182 Spain Julia Otero 381,988
183 Korea, Rep. Park Geun-hye 375,308
184 Argentina Amado Boudou 374,864
185 United States Alec J. Ross 371,168
186 Japan Naoki Inose 366,862
187 Egypt, Arab Rep. Gamal Eid 365,421
188 Indonesia A. Mustofa Bisri 364,785
189 United States Joe Biden 364,621
190 Egypt, Arab Rep. Essam Sharaf 359,601
191 United States Jake Tapper 358,518
192 Japan Renho Sha 354,034
193 Turkey Nihal Bengisu Karaca 353,618
194 Italy Enrico Letta 350,042
195 Nigeria Nasir El-Rufai 347,683
196 Turkey Deniz Ulke Aribogan 346,647
197 Netherlands Geert Wilders 341,204
198 Egypt, Arab Rep. Khairat El-Shater 340,561
199 Venezuela, RB Walter Martínez 336,724
200 South Africa Jacob G. Zuma 334,811

*Heads of Government and State

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