FP Social Report: June 3 - June 5

Summary of the most influential tweets & tweeted-about content this week.



    Most RT'ed FP article: FP Voices columnist Stephen Walt scored the most RT's this week with his op-ed on Putin's achievements despite recent Western optimism saying otherwise:
  2. FP got some love from the Egyptian funnyman himself, Dr. Bassem Youssef, who was featured in an FP article this week. Dr. Bassem Youssef, often compared to Jon Stewart, was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World, and shared this to his 2.7M followers!
  3. H.A. Hellyer's piece on Dr. Bassem Youssef also yielded some great shout outs from a number of other influencers:
  4. Middle East Correspondent, Swedish Broadcasting:
  5. The Silencing of Bassem Youssef - Egypt's Jon Stewart by @hahellyer t.co/tCr7zIhSG1
  6. Deputy Executive Director for Program, Human Rights Watch:
  7. Bassem Youssef, Egypt's Jon Stewart, is silenced sending a chilling signal about freedom of speech under Sisi t.co/DqCs561xrI
  8. EU Director Human Rights Watch:
  9. The Silencing of #Egypt's Jon Stewart. Rise&fall of a funnyman in a strongman state. No room for jokes about leaders! t.co/XZhz0p9kPr
  10. Arturo Sarukhan, an international consultant and former Mexican Ambassador to the U.S., shared Daniel Altman's BPI infographic from last week:
  11. President of World Vision USA and prominent influencer Rich Stearns pushed Kristin Lord's piece on the alarming rise of global violence:
  12. "Rising global violence threatens more than humanity's collective conscience" Fragile states affect poor&rich alike: t.co/limERHZQMi
  13. FP reeled in some love from Human Rights Watch, who tweeted this story to their 1.2M users:
  14. It's Been a Year Since Snowden, and Nothing's Really Changed t.co/ZENRcAYpzi by @LauraPitter via @ForeignPolicy #stopspying
  15. FP caught the attention of Ivo Daalder, President of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and former U.S. NATO Representative:
  16. .@ArmsControlWonk argues in @ForeignPolicy that in #Iran talks US should focus on verification rather than limiting breakout. Why not both?
  17. FP contributor Zhang Jialong, an influential Chinese blogger who has been featured in The New York Times and The Washington Post, shared his story on Tiananmen:
  18. For all you Newsroom fans out there, FP got some compliments from fictional character MacKenzie McHale, who has nearly 15K followers:
  19. Incredible shots!!!!- the world in photo's this week- t.co/ieuk7fZtWK
  20. Additional social highlights from fellow members of the media: