Lithuanian Foreign Affairs Ministry's (MFA) Twitter account is among the top five most mutually connected accounts of world leaders on Twitter.
Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius. Photo Ludo Segers

Lithuanian MFA's account @LithuaniaMFA has placed fifth in terms of mutual connections with other accounts of world leaders and most influential institutions, having established a total of mutual 86 connections with peers. The results were revealed in the latest Twiplomacy study conducted by the global public relations and communications firm Burson-Marsteller.

Twiplomacy is a study of the use of Twitter by world leaders. The study analyses their Twitter profiles, their tweet history and their connections with each other.

Lithuania's MFA tweets on average 8 times a day, half of which are retweets of other politicians and institutions. The most used hashtag used in the ministry's tweets is #Ukraine. Its most retweeted post is about Ukraine and Lithuania's mutual support.

Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaitė has the biggest number of followers on Twitter in Lithuania (@Grybauskaite_LT) - over 65,800. Member of the European Parliament Antanas Guoga (@TonyGuoga) has 42,900 followers. Foreign Minister Linas Linkevičius (@LinkeviciusL) has 29,700 followers. Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevičius (@AButkevicius) has only over 3,000 followers on Twitter.

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