The Daily Telegraph hit an important milestone on social media over the weekend, reaching 200,000 followers on its verified TikTok account.
of accounthas amassed a total of 3.5 million likes, making it one of the fastest growing and most followed news social media accounts in the country since its launch just over a year ago.
The account’s rapid growth and success can be attributed to The Daily Telegraph’s “Crim City” mini-series on its app. In this series, leading crime reporter Josh Hanrahan and crime editor Mark Morri uncover unique insights into Sydney’s criminal activity.
Millions of Daily Telegraph subscribers and TikTok followers joined in on the video, making it one of the top five most viewed posts on the account.
The Daily Telegraph’s TikTok video features Elvis actor Austin Butler Golden Globe Best Actor Acceptance Speechalso achieved 2.2 million views.
video of a speech dedicated to The late Lisa Marie PresleyElvis’ daughter, was posted on the day of her death in January 2023.
The account received an additional 2.5 million views for the following videos: Australian singer Guy Sebastian has a violent argument with his neighbor Philippe Hanslow, outside the Maroubra family.
The second most viewed post on your account is Fatal SeaWorld Helicopter Crash in January, was captured by Gold Coast bystanders. The video, which shows the aftermath of the clash that killed four people, has been viewed a total of 3.5 million times.
The account’s most viewed post last week has been viewed more than 3.7 million times. The video shows the terrifying moment when a Sydney cyclist smashed the windshield of a bus and started attacking the driver.
Daily Telegraph editor Ben English said the milestone shows the paper has developed an effective content strategy for its platform.
“We have worked hard to surface stories that are relevant to our target audience and present them in a highly engaging style.
“Our reporters love the opportunity to explore new ways of storytelling, and I think this is reflected in the content they are creating on TikTok.
“This platform is not without its controversies, but it also has its strengths. It exposes our journalism to new audiences, provides new audience insights, which can inform our growth strategy can.”
https://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/the-daily-telegraphs-top-mostviewed-tiktoks-amid-major-milestone/news-story/e0f702d83befed35c594dbb74f07e4ad Daily Telegraph hits major milestone of 200,000 TikTok followers