Last night’s goal scorer Wayne Rooney hit the headlines again, but for the wrong reasons. The football star has been criticised for tweeting an advertisement for Nike without stating it was a commercial message.
The tweet, on the 1st January 2012 was his first of the new year and was retweeted 2,439 times to date. This commercial exposure would have been good for Nike but not his highest tweet for retweets.
On average a tweet from Wayne Rooney achieves 700 retweets, the Nike ad being more popular but his most retweeted of tweets.
Currently three tweets rank as his most retweeted:
All Tweets are statements about other players. All of these tweets were from Wayne’s iPhone, using Twitter for iPhone.
The data for this was pulled from BirdSong, click here to see how you can use BirdSong for Twitter reconnaissance.