Twitter Canada releases statistics, trends related to Canadian universities

August 27, 2018

Twitter Canada has released a series of statistics and trends related to Canadian universities that are using the platform. Overall, the platform stated that the five universities with the highest number of Twitter followers are McGill University, University of Waterloo, Western University, University of Alberta, and Concordia University. The most frequently mentioned Canadian universities on Twitter so far in 2018 are the University of Toronto, York University, University of British Columbia, University of Alberta, and McGill University. Western University reportedly had the most single-day mentions of any Canadian university in 2018 when Justin Trudeau visited campus. The top three hashtags used in tweets about Canadian universities this year are #cdnpoli, #yorkustrike, and #AI. Edmonton Journal | Twitter Canada