With over 4.2 million likes on his official account, President Benigno Aquino III stands tall as the tenth most liked leader on Facebook in 2015 according to a study from a leading communications and public relations firm.
The World Leaders study conducted on Facebook by Burson-Marsteller ranked the accounts based from data gathered on January 4, 2016 coming from 512 verified Facebook pages.
US President Barack Obama topped the list as the most liked world leader with over 46.4 million likes. Obama was trailed by two accounts promoting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with a combined 41.8 million likes.
Coming in at third and fourth places were Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Indonesian President Joko Widodo with 7.9 and 6 million likes, respectively.
Meanwhile the White House page earned the eighth spot with over 5.4 million likes. Just on top of Aquino is ‘APEC hottie’ Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto making it with 4.5 million likes.
Aside from this, the Philippine Government’s account enjoys a third seat ranking in the study’s most active on Facebook category with an average of 20.5 posts per day.
The World Leaders on Facebook study aims to provide a deeper look into how world leaders, governments and international organizations use social media as a communication tool.
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