For a lot of celebs, Twitter has become their preferred medium for free speech or opinion. But, while not all celebrity tweets are liked by millions of people, a few are still remembered by users. So, which are these most liked tweets of all time?
However, unfortunately, Twitter does not publish an official list of its top tweets. So, in this article, I have shared a list of the 21 most liked tweets of all time after searching statistics for hours as a social media analyst.
Additionally, while reading these tweets, you’ll see how countless people view, respond, and share these tweets, along with getting news stories out of the tweets that the public figures post.
So, if you are ready to spend 10 mins into reading the diverse tweets, read on!
Which is The Most Liked Tweet Of All Time In 2023?
The tweet containing the news of Chadwick Boseman’s death was posted by his family through Chadwick’s official Twitter handle @chadwickBoseman. However, while being the most liked tweet of all time, this tweet is also disheartening to fans worldwide.
Top 21 most liked tweets of all time according to Statistics
In case you are more into figures, here is a statistical graph representing the most-liked tweets of all time by the number of likes over the years.
1. Chadwick Boseman’s demise (posted by – @ChadwickBoseman by family)
This disheartening tweet was made by Chadwick Boseman’s family on his account while addressing the talented actor’s death. The tweet also shares how he died from cancer while describing his meaningful contribution to the film industry.
2. Next, I’m buying Coca-Cola to put the cocaine back in. (@elonmusk)
After purchasing Twitter for an impressive USD 44 billion, one of the richest men in the world, Elon Musk, made a joke on April 22nd, 2022, saying he would soon be owning Coca-Cola and reintroducing the soda’s banned original recipe of mixing cocaine with it. This received over 4.8 million likes.
3. Yes, please do enlighten me (@GretaThunberg)
This tweet was a response by Greta Thunberg to the tweet Andrew Tate made while taunting her with the list of his car collections and their emissions.
The Swedish environmental activist tweeted with a sassy response, which impressed millions of people around the globe.
4. “No one is born hating another person because of the colour of his skin or his background or his religion…” (@BarackObama)
Former US President Obama shared the tweet, including a phrase from Nelson Mandela’s autobiography, “Long Walk to Freedom.”
Obama posted a photo taken during a 2011 trip to a daycare facility in Bethesda, Maryland, along with the quote. The tweet addressed the Charlottesville, Virginia, attack of 2017.
5. It’s a new day in America (@JoeBiden)
The (then) new president, Joe Biden, posted one of the most liked tweets of 2021 on the same day that he took over the presidential office as the 46th President of the United States, as per Twitter’s end-of-year assessment.
6. Kobe was a legend…To lose Gianna is even more heartbreaking (@BarackObama)
Barack Obama honoured American basketball legend Kobe Bryant, who passed away, along with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who tragically passed away in a helicopter accident.
With 3.6 million likes, it became the most-liked Tweet of 2020, according to Twitter’s end-of-year assessment.
7. This is what happens when you don’t recycle your pizza boxes (@GretaThunberg)
The time when Andrew Tate was arrested in Romania, this tweet was posted by Greta Thunberg, which is speculated to be taunting towards Tate. These speculations are based on the taunting video Tate posted while eating pizza against Greta.
8. Congratulations to the Astronauts who left Earth today. Good choice (@andymilonakis)
This tweet was posted by a popular American comedian, rapper, media personality and actorAndy Milonakis, during the time when SpaceX had launched a spacecraft called Crew Dragon Demo-2 amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and the American protest for George Floyd.
9. I hope that even my worst critics remain on Twitter because that is what free speech means (@elonmusk)
With this tweet, Elon Musk responded to the board’s unanimous approval of his Twitter buyout offer. When Musk defended his position against what he actually meant to mean by freedom of speech, this was posted.
By releasing this tweet, Musk made it clear that he believes that freedom of speech falls under the law. As of 2023, the tweet had gained over 3 million likes.
10. Hello literally everyone (@X)
On October 2, 2021, Twitter shared this during a global outage that affected all MMeta-owned services, including Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp.
While some jokingly referred to this time off as a good moment for Twitterites, others termed it a serious mistake made by the organisation.
11.😙( Jungkook on @BTS_twt)
Jungkook, the youngest member of BTS, shared a selfie with his freshly bleached blonde hair. In 58 minutes, the tweet received more than one million likes.
As per the end-of-year analysis by Twitter, this particular tweet became the second most liked one of 2021.
12. Never Not💜 (Jungkook on @BTS_twt)
A video clip tweet of BTS jungkook singing “Never Not” by Lauv gained over a million likes in literally two hours. Moreover, it also became the fastest to reach 1 million likes in 2020.
This clearly shows the authority the band members have over their fandom.
13. 💘 @Harry_Styles 💝( J-Hope on @BTS_twt)
Despite no explainable text in this tweet by J-Hope of BTS on the official handle @BTS_twt, you can clearly see all the members of BTS vibing at a Harry Styles concert, including J-Hope of BTS.
14. 아미 보고 싶다 ㅜ (Jungkook on @BTS_twt)
BTS Jungkook shared a selfie of himself with the band’s fandom, exclusively called BTS Army, addressing them with the message “ARMY, I miss you,” in Korean while sporting a black beanie and a purple hoodie, which represents the fandom.
15. We did it, @JoeBiden (@KamalaHarris)
Following the pair’s victory in the 2020 US presidential election, Vice President-elect Kamala Harris shared a video of herself cheering the newly (then) elected President Joe Biden via the phone.
As per the year-end analysis by Twitter, this particular tweet was the sixth most liked one of 2020.
16. Joe Biden Thanking Americans (@Joe Bidden)
This was Joe Biden’s first tweet after becoming the president of America during the United States presidential elections of 2020. The tweet gained over 1 million likes in the next 30 minutes after posting.
17. Hey guys, wanna feel old? I’m 40, You’re welcome (@IncreadibleCulk)
The Home Alone Kid and American actor posted the tweet one day after turning forty The message, meant to be meant as an irony to “make people feel old,” surprised tons of fans, many of whom were still thinking of Culkin as the movie character.
As per the year-end evaluation by Twitter, this tweet was liked four times in 2020.
18. Hi Army😊(V on @BTS_twt)
V of BTS shared two selfies taken during a photo shoot behind the scenes. Twitter stated in December 2020 that, with over 3.2 million likes, the post was the most popular BTS tweet of the year and the most loved K-pop-related tweet.
19. 연습 연습 연습!!! (Jungkook on @BTS_twt)
This tweet contained a picture of BTS Jungkook after an intense practice session for one of their upcoming songs of that time. The caption in the tweet translates to ‘Practice Practice Practice’ showing the feeling of the talented singer.
20. 셀프 염색 🙂 (Jungkook on @BTS_twt)
The caption says ‘Self Dying’ in Korean Jungkook of BTS when he shared a selfie with his new hair dyed in the colour blue. Till now, the tweet has received over 2.9 million likes. The youngest member of the band surely has his fandom head over heels for him.
21. 정국이 생일축하해요이 (V on @BTS_twt)
This tweet was a special one as V of BTS was wishing his fellow band member Jungkook a happy birthday in their native Korean language. It was Jungkook’s 23rd birthday post that earned over 2.9 million likes.
Ever since the first tweet in 2006 made by the co-founder of Jack Dorsey, Twitter has given many memorable tweets to the users, from which the most liked tweets of all time listed above won over all the rest.
All the tweets above are listed by public figures who have significantly impacted millions of people over the years through their tweets.
So, even if the #1 most liked tweet of all time is upsetting, the remaining are worth checking again and again.
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