From the 24th – 28th of April 2015, Malaysia will be hosting the 26th ASEAN Summit in Kuala Lumpur and Langkawi. In the week leading up to the summit, a number of ASEAN-related events are being held in Malaysia. We have been tracking keywords and hashtags associated with ASEAN and prepared a summary of the most-shared content and most popular users on Twitter for April 23rd. This summary is focused more on events happening in Malaysia.

For details about the ASEAN People’s Forum (APF) programmes please visit

For news coverage of APF please visit A list of popular Twitter users is available at the end of this post.

Top Mentions

Top Media

Twitter Community

This network graph shows how users tweeting about ASEAN (and related events) were connected to each other on April 23rd 2015 (UTC +8). There are 3,936 users in this network.


Each user is represented as a node (circle) that is sized based on the number of tweets they sent to other users, and retweets of their own tweets. Large nodes are users who generated content that was shared and drew attention from other users. The nodes are also coloured based on a popularity scale from blue (low) to yellow, orange, red and purple (high). Nodes are connected to each other if they tweet to each other or retweet each other. Repeated interactions between users are represented as thicker lines.

Ranked by popularity, the top 25 users were:

  1. @meaindia
  2. @najibrazak
  3. @aseanpf
  4. @bernamadotcom
  5. @seapabkk
  6. @gayathry
  7. @azminali
  8. @pejuangkudat
  9. @awigra
  10. @airasiasg
  11. @wef
  12. @nany_jharon
  13. @jingi2014
  14. @aseansogie
  15. @asean
  16. @iwraw_ap
  17. @vivanews
  18. @nedahq
  19. @panasiapacific
  20. @prachatai_en
  21. @saifuddinabd
  22. @szeming87
  23. @jorislarik
  24. @philwomenasean
  25. @bedlamfury
Published On: April 24th, 2015 / Categories: Social Media / Tags: , , , , , , , /