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

Inside 100 Tweets

Time between tweets:
14 minutes
Average replies
7
Average retweets
21
Average likes
69
Tweets with photos
5 / 100
Tweets with videos
11 / 100
Tweets with links
0 / 100

Rankings (sorted by number of followers)

1. globally and in category Daily News

3. in category Daily News

7. globally and in category Media

9. globally

10. in category Media

84. worldwide

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China's coastguard has become increasingly important in the maritime contest against America and its allies in the South China Sea https://t.co/aoiTKRelQw

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Five days after a surveillance video of Michel Zecler's beating by police was posted on social media, Emmanuel Macron told parliamentarians to rewrite an article of a controversial draft law https://t.co/e8rLxWd9FC

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The world should not ignore systematic torture in Belarus https://t.co/GUPk18iqW0

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What is the carbon cycle, and why does it need to be rebalanced?https://t.co/FKNZ5Vb4tf https://t.co/lpnuYg888L

What is the carbon cycle, and why does it need to be rebalanced?https://t.co/FKNZ5Vb4tf https://t.co/lpnuYg888L

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My interview with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, president elect of Belarus who represents her country’s transformation from a docile former Soviet republic into a sovereign nation https://t.co/jcIUx3BdrA

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The colours of terror - opining about the horrors in Belarus. https://t.co/6EnXRCpHrb

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For first time in decades Taiwan's growth may top China's in 2020, largely thanks to its success vs covid. But the return of investment from China has also given rise to something rare in recent past: guarded optimism about Taiwan's longer-term prospects. https://t.co/sFTOcPrqRZ

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China bullies other countries because it works - foreigners hold noses and play by authoritarian rules in China to keep access. Now China seems bent on changing how institutions work in the West, cf its demands to Australia. That may have costs. My Chaguan https://t.co/j6nsBNbPEc

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The surprising resilience of American restaurant chains https://t.co/wZMNHMGO1i

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Britain becomes the first country to license a fully tested covid-19 vaccine https://t.co/eLGuPKLuDA

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Over the past four months in Belarus more than 30,000 protestors have been detained, and some 4,000 have allegedly been tortured. World leaders must take action https://t.co/fQDdg4d7eB

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Heat-related deaths among the elderly have risen by almost 54% between 2000 and 2018, according to a new report https://t.co/lH3nQwNUGP

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All drama that involves real people is, to some extent, fiction. Yet the monarchy itself is a purveyor of fiction, too https://t.co/d1NGMIf2rO

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Covid-19 testing technology has improved enormously over the past 11 months. But could AI be used to detect the disease from the sound of a cough? @kncukier asks Brian Subirana of @MIT https://t.co/isQ16OpWah https://t.co/7KZJRO1LJY

Covid-19 testing technology has improved enormously over the past 11 months. But could AI be used to detect the disease from the sound of a cough? @kncukier asks Brian Subirana of @MIT https://t.co/isQ16OpWah https://t.co/7KZJRO1LJY

If Peter Jackson’s Lord Of the Rings was made now would it be a TV series rather than a set of films? Actor Viggo Mortensen, who plays Aragorn in the trilogy, talks to @AnneMcElvoy about how cinema has changed https://t.co/EUrkj7Zr1m https://t.co/w40CcdqNhH

If Peter Jackson’s Lord Of the Rings was made now would it be a TV series rather than a set of films? Actor Viggo Mortensen, who plays Aragorn in the trilogy, talks to @AnneMcElvoy about how cinema has changed https://t.co/EUrkj7Zr1m https://t.co/w40CcdqNhH

Fried squid, toxic productivity and hitting the slide: work and jobs slang from around the world https://t.co/jgigzFFYZs From @1843mag

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Are you a digital-savvy journalist with knowledge of American politics and business? We're looking for a senior social-media editor to join our New York bureau https://t.co/sJ4T1iJjeD

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In the early 19th century German Protestants used to herald the season of Advent by putting a lit candle or a religious image each night in a window https://t.co/2e67Q9MWVi

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