The Best World Leader in Social Media

Presidents, prime ministers, and leaders around the world have taken to 140-character communications and social platforms to let voters and citizens connect with them directly. Nominate the best #worldleader on social media here. For the #WorldLeader Shorty Award, the Shorty Awards Editorial Team put together a list of the all the world leaders we've found on Twitter. For this award you can online nominate someone who's on the list. If you think the editorial team missed anyone, contact us.

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World Leader Shorty Award Leaders

1st

Presidencia Ecuador

Presidencia Ecuador

Cuenta Oficial de Twitter de la Presidencia de la República de Ecuador.
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2nd

Barack Obama

Barack Obama

This account is run by #Obama2012 campaign staff. Tweets from the President are signed -bo.
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3rd

Rania Al Abdullah

Rania Al Abdullah

A mum and a wife with a really cool day job...
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6th

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

Updates from the Likud Office of Benjamin Netanyahu
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7th

UK Prime Minister

UK Prime Minister

The official twitter channel for Prime Minister David Cameron's office, based at 10 Downing Street. Twitter policy: http://www.number10.gov.uk/number10online/
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9th

Noynoy Aquino

Noynoy Aquino

President of the Philippines
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9th
(tie)

John Key

John Key

Prime Minister of New Zealand http://www.facebook.com/pmjohnkey Less debt, more jobs.
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10th

Jens Stoltenberg

Jens Stoltenberg

Statsminister (PM of Norway) og leder av @Arbeiderpartiet. Stort sett skriver jeg meldingene mine selv, noen ganger dikterer jeg til @sindre og @HansKrAmundsen.
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11th

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Adalet ve Kalkınma Partisi Genel Başkanı ve T.C Başbakanı - Justice & Development Party Leader and Turkish Prime Minister http://www.rte.gen.tr
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