Kamala Harris’s Twitter Usage Breakdown

Weekday/Hourly chart of @KamalaHarris
Weekday/Hourly chart of @KamalaHarris

Kamala Harris’s Twitter Breakdown

We looked at the tweets and habits of legendary Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) by analyzing the data looking for trends and insights. In total we examined the last 1000 tweets between December 26, 2018 and April 12, 2019. All times in this article are in Pacific Daylight Time.

The account dates all the way back to April 2009.

Most Liked and most retweeted Tweet

Weekly Habits

KamalaHarris’s top day to tweet is Monday and the most active hour is 2 p.m. For the period we examined, the busiest date was February 5, 2019, with a total of 25 tweets.

Weekday/hourly Twitter habits of @KamalaHarris
Weekday/hourly Twitter habits of @KamalaHarris

Day of week chart for @KamalaHarris
Day of week chart for @KamalaHarris

Analyzing all 1000 tweets, @KamalaHarris tweeted on average every 2.56 hours, impressive by any measure.

Analyzing the past 30 days prior to the most recent tweet (from Apr 12), we generated this chart showing Kamala Harris the tweet frequency.

@KamalaHarris%27s Tweet Frequency
@KamalaHarris’s Tweet Frequency

This re-tweet by Kamala Harris was the most popular of all the retweets

Tag! You’re It

Top tags used by @KamalaHarris were #BlackHistoryMonth (used 17 times), #WomensHistoryMonth (used 16 times) and #SOTU which was detected 11 times.

@KamalaHarris%27s hashtag usage
@KamalaHarris’s hashtag usage

Be a leader, not a follower

Kamala Harris follows 717 other users. Kamala Harris is on the way to becoming a Twitter Legend, having amassed an amazing 2,546,837 followers. The most retweeted user was @Culinary226 (2 times).

Retweets by @KamalaHarris
Retweets by @KamalaHarris

Pure Speculation

In this section we engage in total speculation about Kamala Harris. Because, why not.

  • Kamala Harris is on a streak and didn’t miss a single day of tweeting the past 30 days. That’s some serious Twitter Love.
  • Assuming 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 2 hours, 20 minutes (30 seconds times 30 days times 9.36 tweets per day). If we also 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 spent tweeting per month and preparing the tweets is 11 hours, 42 minutes.
  • 2.33 percent of the 43 tags had a number of upper and lowercase inconsistencies.This is a very consistent tagger that takes great care to get things right.
  • Both weekdays and weekends are tweet days, Kamala Harris is an equal opportunity tweeter.


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