Philippine Presidential Candidates Ranked by Social Media Followers
With the 2016 Philippine Presidential Elections fast approaching, the candidates are already ramping up their campaigns, utilizing every tool they have in their arsenal including social media. For this article, we’re going to rank the presidentiables based on their followers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Author’s note: The number of Likes and Followers are based on the data available at the time of writing and may change over time.
Facebook Total Page Likes
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago leads the pack in terms of Facebook reach with almost 3.4 million likes. Vice President Jejomar Binay and Senator Grace Poe have close reach with over 2.2 million Likes each.
Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago once again is the leader when it comes to social media by dominating Twitter as well with 2.41 million followers. Liberal Party standard-bearer Mar Roxas is at number 2 but far behind with almost 600K followers.
Senator Grace Poe leads Instagram among the candidates with 71.8K Followers, followed by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago at 27.3K. The rest of the candidates, on the other hand, are not on the popular online mobile photo and video sharing service.