Governments in Oceania use Twitter the least of all world leaders. Only nine of the 13 countries and island states in the Pacific have a presence on Twitter. Australia’s Department of Foreign Affairs (@dfat) is mutually following only 19 other ministries of foreign affairs. Australia’s Prime Minister @TurnbullMalcom is the most followed Pacific leader with more than 600,000 followers. Australia’s Foreign Minister @JulieBishopMP makes the best use of emojis on her Twitter feed.

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600 k

follow Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Twitter


of all governments in Oceania are on Facebook

Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is famous for her expert use of emojis in her tweets.

1.6 k

follow the Republic of Nauru on Twitter, or 16% of the entire population of 10,000.