Celebrating Dads on Twitter

By ‎@gabrielstricker‎
Wednesday, 17 June 2015

There are countless communities that use Twitter every day as a way to connect, often across the world. For Father’s Day this coming Sunday, we want to celebrate a community that delights the Twitterverse day in and day out with humor and candor: the dads.

Dads on Twitter connect and converse in real time with other dads who share their experience of fatherhood, giving us all a peek into their everyday lives. About 2.5 million people active on Twitter mention ‘dad’ or ‘father’ in their profiles, so we took a look at how these guys discuss fatherhood with one another. To do this, we analyzed terms that appear most frequently in Tweets about fatherhood. Here’s what we found:

Celebrating Dads on Twitter

Fatherhood is….

  1. The best thing that ever happened to me
  2. Not easy
  3. Awesome
  4. An important Job
  5. Fun
  6. Great
  7. A choice
  8. Rewarding
  9. Cool
  10. Fulfilling

To celebrate all the dads, here are some Tweets we’ve surfaced reflecting their feelings about this long-term job: