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A Lot Of Men Follow Anthony Weiner On Twitter

The former congressman resigned over a sexting scandal that revolved around Twitter. Now his followers are mostly men.

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A lot of men follow former New York Congressman Anthony Weiner on Twitter. That's true according to a new detailed breakdown of his followers provided to BuzzFeed by the Twitter analytics site Peek Analytics. The company says that 69% of the mayoral hopeful's Twitter followers are men.

The report also states that Weiner's Twitter followers have a medium level of income that is close to the national average, a larger than expected number of people in the fashion industry follow him, and more than 76% of his Twitter followers are also on a Facebook.

The full report, giving a detailed analysis, has been posted below.


Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.

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