Study: Al Sharpton is the top black
talker in social media
By Robert "Rob" Redding Jr.
Editor & Publisher
ATLANTA, Updated Dec. 20,
2012, 10 a.m.
- Civil rights
activist, radio and TV talk show host Al Sharpton is the top
national black weekday talk radio show in the country in social media,
according to a study conducted by
Sharpton is reaching nearly 350,000 people with
his social media outlets. Sharpton has more than 240,000 folks
following him on Twitter and another 98,000 plus on Facebook.
Talk radio host Tavis Smiley is second with more
than 196,000 on Twitter and 73,000 plus on Facebook.
Talk radio host Warren Ballentine is third with
45,000 plus fans - 13,000 plus on Twitter and 21,000 plus on his Facebook
"Like" page, 5,000 plus on a second page and 4,000 plus on
Talk show host Joe Madison rounds
out the top four with
21,00 plus fans - with 7,000 plus on Twitter and 13,000 plus on Facebook.
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See the complete list below:
1. Al Sharpton
2. Tavis Smiley
3. Warren Ballentine
4. Joe Madison
5. Jesse Lee Peterson 3,906 837
6. Rob Redding 1,199
7. Armstrong Williams 1,896 1,295
8. George Wilson
373 160 533
9. Andre Eggelletion
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