Wednesday, September 01, 2010 | 09:59 AM
The Most Powerful Black Women and Men on Twitter
For those of us who are Twitter-obsessed, it came as no surprise that African-Americans are the group that tweets the most. But did you ever wonder who's running things on Twitter? BlackWeb20.com compiled two lists of the 100 most powerful Black women and 100 most powerful Black men on the social networking site, using online reputation measurement tools Klout and Twittergrader to create their lists. Angela Simmons topped the list for the women and LeBron James won the #1 spot for the men. Here are the top five from both lists. The top five Black women on Twitter are: 1. Angela Simmons Profile: @AngelaSimmons Followers: 270,579 Tweets: 4,887 2. Kimora Lee Simmons Profile: @OfficialKimora Followers: 200,616 Tweets: 15,530 3. Taraji P. Henson Profile: @TherealTaraji Followers: 240,756 Tweets: 3,357 4. Nicki Minaj Profile: @NICKIMINAJ Followers: 1,217,692 Tweets: 3,077 5. Reagan Gomez Profile: @ReaganGomez Followers: 52, 587 Tweets: 26,426 The most popular men on Twitter are: 1. LeBron James Profile: @LeBron James Followers: 712,712 Tweets: 9,864 2. Sean "Diddy" Combs Profile: @iamdiddy Followers: 2868,287 Tweets: 9,020 3. Kanye West Profile: @kanyewest Followers: 899,844 Tweets: 472 4. Barack Obama Profile: @barackobama Followers: 5,208,216 Tweets: 869 5. Tyga Profile: @tyga Followers: 336,712 Tweets: 2,395 Are you surprised by anyone on this list? Who's your favorite celebrity tweeter?