Limkokwing Twitter page achieves milestone followers


Limkokwing University has announced a defining achievement in surpassing other higher educational institutions with the most followers on Twitter.

Data from the Twitter Analytics page showed that Limkokwing University currently has 648,000 followers. Based on Socialbakers’ social media analytics page, Limkokwing University has the highest number of Twitter followers among higher educational institutions in the world.

The number of followers surpasses even the top five higher educational institutions in the US - Harvard University (637,000 followers), Khan Academy (511,000 followers), Stanford University (427,000 followers), MIT (379,000 followers) and Coursera (322,000 followers) - and the top two higher educational institutions in the UK: Oxford University (301,000 followers) and Cambridge University (269,000 followers).

This achievement followed another milestone where Limkokwing University had previously ranked in the top 10 world’s most liked universities on social media site, Facebook.

Based on Socialbakers’ data and backed by Facebook Page metric data analytic site, Limkokwing University is currently ranked third on Facebook behind only Harvard and Oxford with almost 2mil likes to date.

The university is the first Malaysian university to be on the list and is the fastest moving in popularity with a weekly growth average of 30,000 likes, moving three times faster than Harvard University.

These rankings, particularly the sustained upward movement by the university over the last several years with its recognition as a “21st Century ready University”, show Limkokwing University’s continuation of excellence worldwide.

It is experiences like these that separate Limkokwing University from others.

With more than 300 awards for creativity and innovation in education from the US, UK, Europe, Asia and Africa over the last three years, the essence of the University has brought the world to Malaysia.

Limkokwing University’s social media sites have been instrumental in engaging its international student population from over 150 countries, and this has given the students the platform and the leverage to take advantage of international networking by making friends from all over the world.

Launched in March 2009, the @Limkokwing_MY Twitter page has become a valuable tool for providing information to the public and its students through current news about the university.

The university is unbelievably proud to have received this rank, and believes that its social presence plays a part in the bigger picture that draws to fostering innovation and pioneering leadership in creative education through social technology.

For more on Limkokwing University’s innovative courses, awards and achievements visit, another university award-winning website receiving over 330 million pageviews a year from 222 countries and territories.

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