Here are the 41 people who influence Trump's Twitter timeline

Joe Vesey-Byrne
Friday 30 December 2016 16:15
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The president-elect followed the head of WWE before Melania.

Yeah.

Your timeline says a lot about you - it shows where you get your information from and whose echo chambers you pay attention to.

Donald Trump's timeline is quite sparse, only 41 followers.

Here they are, in the order in which he followed them.

1. Ivanka Trump

The heir (apparently).

2. Donald Trump Jr.

The Donald is so good they named him twice.

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3. Piers Morgan

Of course. You've followed two of your children, and before you get to the other three, or your wife, you need that special confidant. Piers Morgan!

It's easy to hate on Piers Morgan.

There's no punch line there, it's just a statement.

4. Greta Van Susteren

Trump followers a diverse array of media outlets, like Fox anchor Greta Van Susteren.

5. Bill O'Reilly

And Fox host Bill O'Reilly.

Plus: Fox Nation, Fox and Friends (24th), and Fox newscasters Laura Ingraham (37th), Sean Hannity, Katrina Campins (27th), Gerald Rivera (22nd), and, Eric 27th), Gerald Rivera (22nd), and, Eric Bolling (21st).

Admittedly he does also follow some MSNBC journalists.

6. Joe Scarborough - NBC

7. Mika Brzezinski - MSNBC

8. Eric Trump

His 8th follow. 8th.

9-16. A bunch of his own hotels and golf courses.

17. Dan Scavino Jr.

Scavino Jr. was the golf caddy who met Trump in the 1990s, and has since become one of his closest confidantes.

18. Vince McMahon

The Chairman and CEO of WWE Inc. Those unfamiliar with Trump's history with the sport should know he essentially rehabilitated it.

Wrestlemania has been held in properties linked to Trump on multiple occasions since 1988.

He saved it and ultimate fighting championship, and has made it into the WWE hall of superstars.

19. Gary Player

A golfer. Trump golf courses. You get the idea.

20. Mark Burnett

The head of Metro Goldwyn Meyer, Burnett was previously a producer of NBC's the Apprentice.

23. Melania

Seriously. He followed the WWE guy before his wife.

To be fair her twitter feed is mostly retweets.

28. Diamond and Silk

Diamond. And. Silk.

No, this is not a police drama that aired on ITV3 this Christmas.

Diamond and Silk sisters, bloggers, and avid Trump supporters.

Lynette and Rochelle Silk claim to speak for the "new silent majority", and have appeared at Trump rallies in North Carolina.

33. Vanessa Trump

36. Vice President-elect Mike Pence.

Diamond and Silk were followed before the man Donald Trump nominated to succeed him as president in the event of his incapacity.

38. Tiffany Trump

38th. Wow.

41. Roma Downey

The "executive producer of the Bible".

The Bible got a green light! Good for them.

So there you have it. The 41 most important people to the soon-to-be leader of the free world.

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