Dominican Republic

Danilo Medina, the President of the Dominican Republic used Twitter extensively during his election campaign, however since becoming president the Twitter style has become more formal and less conversational.

President of Dominican Republic Danilo Medina

President Danilo Medina became the first presidential candidate to use Twitter as a political marketing tool, with an aggressive and organized campaign strategy up until he was elected on 20 May 2012. His Twitter strategy changed the day he assumed office on 16 August 2012 and the account has been tweeting irregularly mainly on important occasions. As presidential candidate, Danilo Medina interacted with other Twitter users, as president he no longer engages in Twitter conversations. @DaniloMedina is followed by 19 other world leaders but mutually only follows the institutional Twitter account of the presidency of the Dominican Republic.

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Danilo Medina

@DaniloMedina

Presidente constitucional de la República Dominicana. Comprometido con construir un país de oportunidades y bienestar. Padre de 3 bellas hijas, esposo de Candy.

Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)

Tweets:6,519
Following:7,915
Followers:305,221
Joined Twitter: 04/26/2009
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 3.56
Retweets: 5%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.21
Replies/Tweet: 0.06
Tweets retweeted: 93%
Most mentioned @DaniloMedina (89), @margaritacdf (59), @elPLD (14), @sergiocarlo (14), @intecrd (10), @Danilo_sx (8), @elsupersanchez (8), @pamsued (8), @vanessamm89 (7), @hectorygonet (5).

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Most popular tweet

Translation: Dominican Republic, doing what has never been done: win undefeated WBC. #ArribaDominicana

Presidency of Dominican Republic PresidenciaRD

The official account of the Presidency of the Dominican Republic is the third most active account of all world leaders, posting on average 57 tweets each day. It is used mainly to inform about President @DaniloMedina’s activities as well as his schedule and tweets quotes from his speeches. The Presidency of the Dominican Republic rarely @replies but mentions other Twitter users in every second tweet, mainly @DaniloMedina and other governmental accounts such as the office of the First Lady @PrimeraDamaDo and the Education Ministry @MinerdDO, as well as local media outlets. The presidency of the Dominican Republic is mutually following nine other governmental accounts.

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PresidenciaRD

@PresidenciaRD

Cuenta twitter oficial de la Presidencia de la República Dominicana.

Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)

Tweets:38,352
Following:523
Followers:153,153
Joined Twitter: 04/13/2010
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 57.2
Retweets: 4%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.47
Replies/Tweet: 0
Tweets retweeted: 86%
Most mentioned @DaniloMedina (541), @911GobDo (175), @CarlosAmaranteB (61), @PoliciaRD (51), @AMETRD (45), @listindiario (45), @Diario_Libre (43), @GMontalvoFranco (40), @PeriodicoHoy (34), @MinerdDO (33).

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First tweet

Translation: The new http://bit.ly/bFZVz0

Most popular tweet

Translation: We have heard the views of the public. We are announcing that we have rejected the compromise. #BahíaDeLasÁguilas

Foreign Ministry of Dominican Republic Cancillería RD

The Twitter account of the ministry of foreign affairs (@MirexRD), tweets on average once a day. The account is used to inform about foreign affairs issues that involve the Dominican Republic, as well as to inform about activities regarding the ministry and its minister. A third of its tweets are retweets of other governmental accounts such as the presidency @PresidenciaRD, the Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs @CesarDargam, and its embassy in the Washington @EmbajadaUSAenRD. The account often posts pictures of international meetings. The foreign ministry is following 67 other world leaders and is mutually connected with seven other world leaders.

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Cancillería RD

@MIREXRD

Cuenta oficial del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores de la República Dominicana.

Tweet analytics (as of June 2014)

Tweets:1,639
Following:1,912
Followers:15,668
Joined Twitter: 02/27/2011
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 1.39
Retweets: 35%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.24
Replies/Tweet: 0.04
Tweets retweeted: 42%
Most mentioned @cesardargam (71), @MIREXRD (59), @marienaristy (14), @hmartep (13), @ElDia_do (12), @mariasoldevila (10), @EliseoHeiliger (10), @Diario_Libre (9), @ElNacional_RD (9), @ElCaribeRD (9).

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First tweet

Translation: We remind all Dominicans who want to make legalization of documents work from 7:30 AM to 2:30 PM

Most popular tweet

Translation: Happy Journalist Day! @marienaristy @AnibelcaRosario @ElDia_do @PeriodicoHoy @elnuevodiariord @ElNacional_RD @AnaFlorenzan @ElCaribeRD