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We looked inside some of the tweets by @AFP and found useful information for you.

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
21 minutes
Average replies
2
Average retweets
20
Average likes
30
Tweets with photos
75 / 100
Tweets with videos
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Tweets with links
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Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

2. in country France and category Media House

20. in category Media House

22. in country France and category Media

81. in country France

493. in category Media

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AFP news agency
23 minutes ago
The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki capped six years of top-secret work by scientists from Europe and North America. @AFP provides an overview of how that process unfolded https://t.co/GJAQuu0dcE https://t.co/eYAjgMecZU

The atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki capped six years of top-secret work by scientists from Europe and North America. @AFP provides an overview of how that process unfolded https://t.co/GJAQuu0dcE https://t.co/eYAjgMecZU

AFP news agency
42 minutes ago
#UPDATES Hurricane Isaias slams into North Carolina, bringing life-threatening storm surges, as the entire US eastern seaboard battens down, fearing flash floods and destructive winds https://t.co/VIkP4LGC7v https://t.co/KlKqAmTzLW

#UPDATES Hurricane Isaias slams into North Carolina, bringing life-threatening storm surges, as the entire US eastern seaboard battens down, fearing flash floods and destructive winds https://t.co/VIkP4LGC7v https://t.co/KlKqAmTzLW

As Japan marks 75 years since the devastating attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the last generation of nuclear bomb survivors are working to ensure their message lives on after them https://t.co/gD8RKTqveO https://t.co/Njdud8BXG0
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As Japan marks 75 years since the devastating attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the last generation of nuclear bomb survivors are working to ensure their message lives on after them https://t.co/gD8RKTqveO https://t.co/Njdud8BXG0

Driven from their spectator-filled stadiums by the coronavirus, Mexico's "lucha libre" wrestlers have taken their flamboyant costumes and acrobatic maneuvers to an unlikely new battleground immersed in nature https://t.co/Iu9Q5Kk4Nw https://t.co/xMX2dGut5A
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Driven from their spectator-filled stadiums by the coronavirus, Mexico's "lucha libre" wrestlers have taken their flamboyant costumes and acrobatic maneuvers to an unlikely new battleground immersed in nature https://t.co/Iu9Q5Kk4Nw https://t.co/xMX2dGut5A

#BREAKING Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 storm https://t.co/otSz40HeQY

#BREAKING Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 storm https://t.co/otSz40HeQY

The #coronavirus pandemic is worsening the humanitarian situation in the world's deadliest conflicts and threatens to unleash economic devastation that will intensify violence, United Nations diplomats and experts warn https://t.co/AHJue1uPd7 https://t.co/dJfgAgVjQU

The #coronavirus pandemic is worsening the humanitarian situation in the world's deadliest conflicts and threatens to unleash economic devastation that will intensify violence, United Nations diplomats and experts warn https://t.co/AHJue1uPd7 https://t.co/dJfgAgVjQU

#Israel 
A man performs with a hula hoop near a beach in Tel Aviv 

📷 Jack Guez #AFP https://t.co/JwrTa04lCy

#Israel A man performs with a hula hoop near a beach in Tel Aviv 📷 Jack Guez #AFP https://t.co/JwrTa04lCy

“Maybe we only need a really crappy test”
US researchers call for quick #coronavirus tests that cost only about a dollar each, and which may not be as accurate but can be carried out several times a week by the whole population https://t.co/wLw85O1KFJ https://t.co/cbHhR2dETZ

“Maybe we only need a really crappy test” US researchers call for quick #coronavirus tests that cost only about a dollar each, and which may not be as accurate but can be carried out several times a week by the whole population https://t.co/wLw85O1KFJ https://t.co/cbHhR2dETZ

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes is accused of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars https://t.co/1UEGGxrEDQ https://t.co/TFuEzlcDjQ

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes is accused of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars https://t.co/1UEGGxrEDQ https://t.co/TFuEzlcDjQ

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes is accused of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars https://t.co/1UEGGxrEDQ https://t.co/TFuEzlcDjQ

The exclusive group of film journalists that awards the Golden Globes is accused of sabotaging non-members while gorging on lavish perks and unparalleled access to Hollywood stars https://t.co/1UEGGxrEDQ https://t.co/TFuEzlcDjQ

The question of whether ancient life could have existed on Mars centres on the water that once flowed there, but new research suggests that many of the Red Planet's valleys were gouged by icy glaciers not rivers https://t.co/RZVokQbG19 https://t.co/q1JnGTzUjs

The question of whether ancient life could have existed on Mars centres on the water that once flowed there, but new research suggests that many of the Red Planet's valleys were gouged by icy glaciers not rivers https://t.co/RZVokQbG19 https://t.co/q1JnGTzUjs

Isaias regained hurricane strength as it bore down on the US eastern seaboard, bringing life-threatening storm surges to North and South Carolina https://t.co/Lv7xHxswU9 https://t.co/LGQn2ckqSV
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Isaias regained hurricane strength as it bore down on the US eastern seaboard, bringing life-threatening storm surges to North and South Carolina https://t.co/Lv7xHxswU9 https://t.co/LGQn2ckqSV

US aviation regulators spell out new requirements for the Boeing 737 MAX before the grounded jet is permitted to fly again https://t.co/lAQuBsL6uI https://t.co/xYHovJaafZ

US aviation regulators spell out new requirements for the Boeing 737 MAX before the grounded jet is permitted to fly again https://t.co/lAQuBsL6uI https://t.co/xYHovJaafZ

📷 Some of the best images from the third stage of #RDO2020 

Defending champion Egan Bernal leads with team-mate Chris Froome five minutes adrift less than a month away from #TDF2020  

Report: https://t.co/FKwkhpPmxB https://t.co/P3TRn04iPm
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📷 Some of the best images from the third stage of #RDO2020 Defending champion Egan Bernal leads with team-mate Chris Froome five minutes adrift less than a month away from #TDF2020 Report: https://t.co/FKwkhpPmxB https://t.co/P3TRn04iPm

#UPDATES Latin America and the Caribbean surpass five million coronavirus cases as the World Health Organization warns there might never be a "silver bullet" for the pandemic https://t.co/IWE6tJ79w2 https://t.co/iFDQCgGBE1

#UPDATES Latin America and the Caribbean surpass five million coronavirus cases as the World Health Organization warns there might never be a "silver bullet" for the pandemic https://t.co/IWE6tJ79w2 https://t.co/iFDQCgGBE1

A curfew has been imposed across Indian Kashmir just two days before the first anniversary of New Delhi's abolition of the restive region's semi-autonomy, officials said late Monday, citing intelligence reports of looming protests https://t.co/LoOqOnQPLD

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Thousands of children in northern Germany became the first in Europe to begin a new school year on Monday, with the rest of the country watching anxiously as full-time classes began after months of curtailed hours over the coronavirus pandemic https://t.co/7CjfO0NwtL

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#UPDATE Israel launched air strikes on Syrian military targets in southern Syria late Monday, after thwarting an attack near the Israeli-occupied sector of the Golan Heights https://t.co/CjkKU4F6zi

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Increasing awareness among passengers and governments of the carbon footprint from air travel -- coupled with shrinkage in the airline sector due to the coronavirus epidemic -- means that Europe's night trains may be in line for an unexpected renaissance https://t.co/321vSsyRSn

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When Katherine Reed heard Melbourne's virus-inflicted lockdown would be tightened and extend for six more weeks, she began to cry. The 32-year-old lives alone and has been working at home since March, when the southern hemisphere summer turned to autumn https://t.co/LvxlW87INR

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