The AFP has launched an e-diplomacy hub, a web application that demonstrates how political actors and activists use Twitter and to what extent.
Gül ranked eighth in his use of Twitter, with 2,261 points — calculated to represent influence — with 2,310,261 followers. The president often shares his opinions on various issues via the platform as well as photos from his trips.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an is also named among the top leaders on the list. He came in 12th place with 1,818 points and 1,851,734 followers.
American President Barack Obama came first on the list, with 20,278 points and 20,823,285 followers. Bill Gates and Dalai Lama appear in the second and third places respectively.