Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitter Habits

@AOCs hashtag usage
@AOC's hashtag usage

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitter Breakdown

We looked at the habits and tweets of legendary Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (@AOC) by analyzing the data looking for trends and insights. In total we examined the last 1000 tweets between January 20 and April 11. All times in this article are in Pacific Daylight Time.

The account dates back to April 2010.

Most Liked and most retweeted Tweet

Hourly Breakdown

AOC’s top day to tweet is Tuesday and the most active hour is 11 a.m. For the period we examined, the busiest date was March 1, 2019, with a total of 32 tweets.

Weekday/hourly Twitter habits of @AOC
Weekday/hourly Twitter habits of @AOC
Day of week chart for @AOC
Day of week chart for @AOC

Analyzing all 1000 tweets, @AOC tweeted on average every 117 minutes, totally insane. Think about that for a second.

Analyzing the past 30 days prior to the most recent tweet (posted Apr 11), we can generate a chart showing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recent tweet frequency.

@AOC%27s Tweet Frequency
@AOC’s Tweet Frequency
This re-tweet by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was the most popular of all the retweets

Be a leader, not a follower

@AOC follows 1461 other users. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is on the way to becoming a Twitter Legend, having amassed an amazing 3,899,978 followers. The most retweeted user was @nowthisnews (13 times).

Retweets by @AOC
Retweets by @AOC


Top tags used by Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez were #GreenNewDeal (used 47 times), #HR1 (used five times) and #DESUSandMERO which was also detected five times.

@AOC%27s hashtag usage
@AOC’s hashtag usage

Fairly Unscientific Insights

Here we submit to total speculation about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Just for fun.

  • 7.25 percent of the 69 tags had a number of upper and lowercase inconsistencies.This indicates that @AOC is mostly consistent, but perhaps sometimes in too much of a hurry to enter the tags correctly.
  • If we assume each tweet takes thirty seconds to type and send on average, then we can deternine the time spent tweeting over a one-month period is 3 hours, 4 minutes (30 seconds times 30 days times 12 tweets per day). If we furthermore assume that before the actual tweet takes place, two minutes of thought are spent in thoughtful deliberation about phrasing and possibly locating the perfect image, then the total amount of time monthly spent tweeting and preparing the tweets is 15 hours, 24 minutes.
  • Approximately 76 percent of tweets are sent during the workweek (Mon to Fri). It seems @AOC favors weekdays slightly over weekends.
  • Only missing 1 day over the past month, @AOC is using twitter almost daily.


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