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 November 2014)

Tweets:6,545
Following:7,900
Followers:347,681
Joined Twitter: 04/26/2009
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 3.05
Retweets: 5%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.21
Replies/Tweet: 0.06
Tweets retweeted: 93%
Most mentioned @DaniloMedina (88), @margaritacdf (58), @sergiocarlo (14), @elPLD (14), @intecrd (10), @pamsued (8), @elsupersanchez (8), @Danilo_sx (8), @vanessamm89 (7), @MILLY_QUEZADA (5)

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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 November 2014)

Tweets:46,098
Following:541
Followers:177,226
Joined Twitter: 04/13/2010
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 50.73
Retweets: 7%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.45
Replies/Tweet: 0
Tweets retweeted: 93%
Most mentioned @DaniloMedina (590), @MinerdDO (48), @GMontalvoFranco (42), @elnuevodiariord (42), @Diario_Libre (42), @CarlosAmaranteB (38), @911GobDo (37), @listindiario (34), @PeriodicoHoy (29), @agarciapadilla (22)

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Foreign Minister of Dominican Republic Andrés Navarro

Foreign Minister Andrés Navarro had his ‘Aha’ moment on Twitter on 29 May 2010. @Andresnavarrog tweets intermittently and his Twitter account is linked to his Facebook page, automatically tweeting whenever a new posts is published. Navarro who became foreign minister on 15 September 2014 is not yet well connected with his peers, mutually only following the Dominican presidency @PresidenciaRD.

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Andrés Navarro

@Andresnavarrog

Arquitecto Urbanista. Docente Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo. Canciller de la República Dominicana. Miembro del Partido de la Liberaciòn Dominicana.

Tweet analytics (as of November 2014)

Tweets:601
Following:123
Followers:1563
Joined Twitter: 05/27/2010
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 0.37
Retweets: 0%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.07
Replies/Tweet: 0.04
Tweets retweeted: 34%
Most mentioned @solanopat (5), @ElCaribeRD (4), @periodico7dias (2), @Diario_Libre (2), @MiguelSarante (2), @AyuntamientoDN (2), @joulescesarrd (2), @Anabel0103 (2), @redempoderar (1), @SIN24Horas (1)

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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 58 other world leaders and is mutually connected with 12 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 November 2014)

Tweets:2,098
Following:1,942
Followers:19,148
Joined Twitter: 02/27/2011
Language: Spanish
Status: Active
Tweets/day: 1.6
Retweets: 38%
Mentions/Tweet: 0.23
Replies/Tweet: 0.03
Tweets retweeted: 43%
Most mentioned @MIREXRD (79), @cesardargam (74), @marienaristy (16), @DaniloMedina (16), @hmartep (15), @ElDia_do (13), @mariasoldevila (11), @EliseoHeiliger (11), @Diario_Libre (10), @ElCaribeRD (10)

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