An analysis of Trump's twitter habits, from his favorite topics to time of day
President Donald Trump likes to tweet — 920 times since his January inauguration, to be exact.
Trump's tweets provide a unique insight into the mindset of a president. As he recently put it, "My use of social media is not Presidential - it’s MODERN DAY PRESIDENTIAL."
Business Insider analyzed Trump's tweets that have been posted since he took office, from January 20 to July 7 2017, and pulled out the major themes. The Trump Twitter Archive aims to create as complete a database as possible of all of the tweets posted on the @realDonaldTrump Twitter account. Since January 27, 2017, the database has maintained a real-time collection of them, meaning even tweets that were later deleted (such as the "covfefe") are included in the database.
While these themes don't provide a comprehensive list of all the President's tweets, they give a good sense of some of the biggest topics in Trump's timeline. For example, Trump's favorite time of day to tweet is between 7:00 and 8:00 AM eastern, and his favorite topic is the media.
From the "FAKE NEWS", to the ongoing investigations of Russian interference in the election, to the GOP's attempts to overhaul the US healthcare system, here's what's been on the president's mind in the last five and a half months.
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President Trump has tweeted 920 times between his inauguration on January 20 and July 7, making for an average of about 5.4 tweets per day.
This chart shows a timeline of how often the president has tweeted on each day since the inauguration. Each dot represents one tweet.
The president has been tweeting somewhat more often since the end of May, after a two-week period in the middle of that month when he was uncharacteristically quiet online.
On each of the following charts, we will take a closer look at when the president tweets and some of his favorite topics and themes, as determined by Business Insider's reading of the tweets' text.
Trump has only avoided tweeting on two days: April 15 and June 8. He tweeted the most on June 22 — 16 times, to be exact.
The president often starts his day on Twitter. 130 of Trump's tweets between Inauguration Day and July 7 were posted between 7 and 8 a.m. ET.
About 41% of Trump's tweets have been posted between 5 and 9 a.m., according to the timestamps provided at the Trump Twitter Archive.
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