Pope Francis leads world figures in Twitter clout

www.yahoo.com Modified: June 26, 2014 at 12:03 pm •  Published: June 26, 2014

Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.

With 14 million followers for the nine different language versions of his @Pontifex account, Yahoo Tech reports the cyber-savvy pontiff boasts just a third of those notched up by President Barack Obama.

But that is not the key measure, said Matthias Lüfkens, who steers the annual Twiplomacy survey.

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