2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings By Avance Media, CliQAfrica, Eazzy Social and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH

People LOVE rankings. In the internet age, rankings and lists seem to be all the rage. So here’s some social media rankings in Ghana of the Most Influential Embassy, Most Influential Comedian, Most Influential Ghanaian Actor and Most Influential Hotel and Hospitality Facility.

The 2017 Ghana Social Media Ranking is spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica, Eazzy Social and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH.

Most Influential Embassy

Ghana’s US Embassy has retained their feat as the most influential embassy and high commission in Ghana on Social Media.

The ranking which was curbed from their Facebook and Twitter account activities also has the US Embassy in Ghana recording new followings of 48,366 and total following of 311,301 also making them the most followed embassy and high commission in Ghana.

Following keenly in the ranking is the Australian High Commission in Ghana and the Canadian Embassy in Ghana who recorded a high level of engagement in 2017.

New Entrants in the ranking include Australian High Commission Ghana and Denmark Embassy Ghana who made 2nd and 9th positions respectively.

2017 Top 10 Most Influential Embassies on Social Media:

  1. US Embassy Ghana
  2. Australian High Commission, Ghana
  3. Canadian Embassy Ghana
  4. UK High Commission Ghana
  5. India High Commission Ghana
  6. Netherlands Embassy Ghana
  7. France Embassy Ghana
  8. Israel Embassy Ghana
  9. Denmark Embassy Ghana
  10. Germany Embassy Ghana

The ranking which is based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.


Most Influential Comedian

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Comic actor, Funny Face has retained his laurel, as the Most Influential Comedian on Social Media in the 2017 Ghana Social Media Ranking and Report.

Funny Face who has total followers across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter numbering over 2.9 Million also gained over 550,000 new followers, the highest number of new followers among comedians in Ghana in 2017.

Following him closely is DKB, who has a total following of over 160,000 but recorded a high level of engagement with followers in the year under review making him move from 5th Position in the previous ranking to his current 2nd position.

Comic actor, Lawyer Nti and Comedian OB also made their first entry on the ranking of the 2017 Most Influential Comedians on Social Media picking 8th and 9th positions respectively.

2017 Top 10 Most Influential Comedians on Social Media:

  1. Funny Face
  2. DKB
  3. KSM
  4. Teacher Kwadwo
  5. Kalybos
  6. Bismark the Joke
  7. Clifford Owusu
  8. Lawyer Nti
  9. Comedian OB
  10. Ajeezay

Comedians who made prominent moves on the ranking include; Teacher Kwadwo who moved from 10th Position to 4th and DKB who moved from 5th position to 2nd.

Other Comedians who have the potential of making the next ranking include; Foster Romanus, Khemikal and Sdkdele.

The ranking which is based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.


Most Influential Ghanaian Actor

Actor John Dumelo has ranked as the Most Influential Ghanaian Actor on Social media.

John Dumelo who retains his position from the 2016 ranking, also gained over 1.1 Million new followers across Facebook, Twitter and Instagram recording over 7.6 Million Followers in total.

1st runner-up, Yvonne Nelson who also retains her position from the previous ranking, gained 1.3 Million new followers across the 3 platforms monitored making her the most followed Ghanaian actor on social media with over 7.8 Million followers.

According to the report, John Dumelo recorded a marginal level of Engagement with his pages, making it the most influential.

This category recorded no new entry but has actors such as Nadia Buari, Nana Ama McBrown, and Emelia Brobbey potentially making the ranking in subsequent editions.

Below are the 2017 Top 10 Most Influential Actors and Actresses on Social Media:

  1. John Dumelo
  2. Yvonne Nelson
  3. Jackie Appiah
  4. Juliet Ibrahim
  5. Lydia Forson
  6. Joselyn Dumas
  7. Yvonne Okoro
  8. Majid Michel
  9. Van Vicker
  10. Ama K Abebrese

The ranking which is based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.


Most Influential Hotel and Hospitality Facility

Movenpick Ambassador Hotel has retained its prominent position as the most influential hotel and hospitality facility in Ghana on Social Media in the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings.

Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, which has a total following of over 85,00 across Facebook, Instagram and Twitter recorded a high level of engagement to beat off fierce rivals, Royal Senchi Hotel who also has a total following numbering over 130000.

According to the report, Accra City Hotel gained the highest number of followers in 2017 numbering 41,752.

New entrants on the 2017 ranking include: Royal Senchi Hotel, Oak Plaza Hotel, Accra City Hotel who placed 2nd, 3rd and 9th Positions respectively on the ranking.

Below are the 2017 Top 10 Most Influential Hotels on Social Media:

  1. Movenpick Ambassador Hotel
  2. Royal Senchi Hotel
  3. Oak Plaza Hotel
  4. Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City
  5. Golden Tulip Accra
  6. Labadi Beach Hotel
  7. Best Western Premier Hotel
  8. Frankies Hotel
  9. Accra City Hotel
  10. African Regent Hotel

Other Hotels which have the potential of making the next ranking include: Paloma Hotel, Fiesta Royal Hotel and La Villa Boutique Hotel

The ranking which is based on the GSMR Score was analysed from their Social Media followings, Growth Difference, Engagements, Post Reaches and Mentions.


Full report on the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings is available on www.smrankings.org

Joseph-Albert Kuuire is the creator and editor of TechNovaGh.com, an online digital platform focusing on technology in Ghana.

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