The Twitter activity of the President of East Timor, who tweets in English, has been irregular, only tweeting four times over the past year.
Peer connections (as of 1 July 2012)
- follows unilaterally (0)
- followed unilaterally by (0)
- follows mutually (0)
Taur Matan Ruak, aka José Maria Vasconcelos, has only sent 16 tweets since joining Twitter in September 2011. On 26 January he tweeted the link to the new website of the presidency http://presidenttimorleste.tl and five days later he announced his bid for election, which also became his most popular tweet. His last tweet on 20 May 2012 is a link to the full text of his speech at the swearing-in ceremony, held on the 10th anniversary of East Timor’s independence from Indonesia. Throughout his short-lived presence on the social network, Taur Matan Ruak has provided updates on his trips and shared links to news articles. He only follows three other accounts, including @USAIDTimorLeste and has not connected with any other world leader on Twitter.