The rankings conducted by the Ghana Social Media Rankings, took Facebook and Twitter as parameters for consideration.
Kofi Annan’s prominence is authenticated through his Global Status and followings which rates his engagement, post reach and mentions very high as also get time to participate in various youth led projects across the world.
He beat competition from Ghana’s President John Mahama and Opposition leader Nana Akuffo Addo who came 2nd and 3rd respectively.
1. Kofi Annan
2. John Dramani Mahama
3. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
4. Anas Aremeyaw Anas
5. Kojo Oppong Nkrumah
6. Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom
7. President Jerry John Rawlings
8. Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia
9. Kwaku Sintim Misa
10. Samia Nkrumah
Other highly potential entrants for next year include: President Jerry John Rawlings, Gabby Otchere-Darko, Ursula Owusu and Hannah Tetteh.
Final Data used for all Rankings were recorded on the 28th of December, 2015 and Figures (GSMR Score) on the attached chart are calculations from Social Media followings, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.
Through Observations and Feedbacks on our rankings for 2014, we came up with the GSMR score, with a formula derived from various followings on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube with data on Engagements, Posts Reach and Mentions.
As Ghanaians head towards the polls in 2016 to cast their votes, we have assessed the important role Social Media would play in various political activities and would like to use this platform to appeal to all Ghanaians to desist from using their social media platforms to channel unwarranted contents that potentially can lead this nation into any uproar.
The 2015 Ghana Social Media Rankings is conducted by Avance Media and CliQAfrica in Partnership with Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH, Royal Scene Media and GetGhanaOnline.
Media Partners include: TV3, 233LiveNews, Cape 360, Enter Ghana and Gonewsgh.
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