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 24th. 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 24th 2015 (UTC +8). There are 2,719 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. @aseanpf
  2. @khairykj
  3. @bernamadotcom
  4. @iwraw_ap
  5. @jhybe
  6. @soeaung
  7. @asean
  8. @tm2000semar
  9. @najibrazak
  10. @faktagoogle
  11. @thainetizen
  12. @empowermalaysia
  13. @iea
  14. @kompascom
  15. @nicadoom
  16. @aseanup
  17. @jporparnn
  18. @maneenat_tpbs
  19. @reaproy
  20. @yantomugi
  21. @philwomenasean
  22. @barisanasional
  23. @anz_bluenotes
  24. @anticorruption
  25. @ezrenahussain
Published On: April 27th, 2015 / Categories: Social Media / Tags: , , , , , , /