The most followed Government departments by MPs
Here’s a look at the top-20 government departments most followed by MPs*:
Number 10 - followed by 184 MPs
HM Treasury - 142
Foreign Office - 63
BIS - 43
Communities UK - 41
Cabinet Office - 39
Home Office - 31
DirectGov - 29
MoD - 27
DCMS - 25
Education - 24
DECC - 23
Transport - 23
DEFRA - 22
Health - 21
DPM’s Office - 20
UKTI - 17
MoJ - 14
Scotland Office - 8
Wales Office - 6
It’s also worth noting that Parliament’s Twitter account is followed by 142 MPs, the House of Lords by 21, Ofcom by 19, the ONS by 13, while Head of the Civil Service, Sir Bob Kerslake, is followed by 10 MPs, as is the OBR.
*data was collected on 2 May 2012
Posted at Fri, May 25th 2012, 22:44
Tweetminster now available on iPad
Today we updated our iPhone app with new channels and lots more, and also released an iPad version.
The app brings together the top links shared by experts and influencers in several current affairs verticals, ranging from Europe and economy to oil, China and Russia; the top links shared by MPs, politics journalists and UK government departments; relevant tweets for all the channels; and trends among the tweets of MPs.
The goal of Tweetminster is to provide you with the most relevant content around your personal and professional interests. We curate Twitter data to help you discover the content that matters most.
You can find both the Tweetminster iPhone and iPad versions in the app store.
We look forward to your thoughts and feedback.
Posted at Wed, May 9th 2012, 20:06