Brandon Stanton's Twitter Profile Analysis @humansofny on Twitter

Following information is based on analysis of 200 tweets, from 17/09/2020 to 27/04/2021.

Brandon Stanton


Creator of Humans Of New York

7,211 tweets
5,622 favourites
<1 tweet per day
2011 since
730 following
3,047 listed
New York, NY location



61 tweets
118 replies

Twitter Client

149 Twitter for Android
36 Twitter for iPhone
15 Twitter Web App

Tweet Times


Tweet Days



1 - @S_Evangelina
1 - @WearAtoms

Top Tweets by @humansofny top tweets by Brandon Stanton

Brandon Stanton
(1/7) “For my eighth birthday I received a Barbie dollhouse that I’d been dreaming about for months. Gene wanted to play with it too—because he loved all things make-believe. But after a few hours he sat down on the dollhouse and crushed it..."
26 Apr, 2021 - 02:04 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
(1/2) “The conversations were tense. I remember one time my mom threw the phone across the room. So I could tell that the divorce was less than amicable. Dad ended up with holidays and weekends, and Mom was left with the rest of the parenting..."
24 Apr, 2021 - 06:10 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“My parents were refugees from Vietnam. And shortly after I was born, my mother got hired as a housekeeper. But she couldn’t bear to leave me with a babysitter. So after only three days, she tried to quit..."
14 Apr, 2021 - 11:24 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“I remember he couldn’t run. But I didn’t think any dads could run, so that didn’t seem abnormal to me. Then one morning we were at a school breakfast, and he fell over. And the next day we were shopping for canes..."
13 Apr, 2021 - 02:39 AM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“The pregnancy was picture perfect until the moment Hudson was born: 10 weeks early, and not ready for the world. They whisked him away before I could even see him, and he’d spend the next 67 days in the NICU. My husband Nick couldn’t afford to take off work..."
09 Apr, 2021 - 07:05 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“She was the first person to call me by my full name. Even my family called me by my nickname ‘Sephie.’ But Mrs. Hart always used my full name: ‘Sephora Woldu.’ And that’s a big deal when you’re a second grader..."
05 Apr, 2021 - 09:57 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“It was an older couple from Louisiana. And there were a lot of red flags-- they weren’t even approved to adopt in their own state. But my sister and I were hard to place in a home..."
01 Apr, 2021 - 05:18 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“My parents didn’t know much about deafness. They were young. They were adjusting to life in America. And they barely spoke English, so they had no way of advocating for me. I didn’t get my first hearing aids until elementary school..."
25 Mar, 2021 - 03:53 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
Last night was very special for me. I almost never get to be in the physical presence of someone while their story is being posted on HONY. But after closing time last night, I headed over to @cristyskitchenga to spend the evening with Cristy and Sebastian..."
19 Mar, 2021 - 04:15 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
(1/12) “We arrived here with $10,000. By the time we paid for the paperwork, and the lease, there was no money left to open a restaurant. But right away we were given hope—a potential investor. He was a friend of a friend..."
18 Mar, 2021 - 01:44 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
(1/3) “I worried a little about her being lonely. She’d always been a shy girl. She didn’t have a slew of friends like my other two kids: wasn’t a cheerleader, didn’t play sports. She never really put herself out there..."
15 Mar, 2021 - 05:10 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“I think very early in their marriage she had a flirtation with one of her coworkers. My father was livid. But instead of leaving her, he decided that he’d make her miserable..."
10 Mar, 2021 - 05:50 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“Carl was there since the beginning. His name was on my birth certificate, even though he wasn’t my biological father. He’d also been a drug addict. But he quit when I was born, and my mother kept going..."
03 Mar, 2021 - 01:06 PM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“My parents had just graduated from university when the Soviets invaded Afghanistan. My father studied physics and my mother studied engineering. But neither of them were able to begin their careers because the fighting had become intense..."
23 Feb, 2021 - 02:55 AM UTC
Brandon Stanton
“He never told me much about his childhood. I knew that his parents were alcoholics, and he left home at a young age. He arrived in America with only $20 in his pocket. He started as a dishwasher at Little Caesar’s..."
16 Feb, 2021 - 10:59 PM UTC

Top Retweets by @humansofny top retweets by Brandon Stanton

Sharon McCreary
In case you missed it this morning, @CBSSunday and @JimAxelrod did a truly lovely piece highlighting the work of @humansofny. Here's the link.
13 Dec, 2020 - 03:24 PM UTC
Jim Axelrod
The man behind the wildly popular ⁦@humansofny⁩ franchise is out with a new book. Why stop at just New York? Brandon Stanton on the Humans he met around the world. This ⁦@CBSSunday⁩.
12 Dec, 2020 - 12:59 PM UTC
Warren Leight
Thread: A New York Story --On Sunday, I was walking in West Chelsea, and I saw what looked like a gaggle of paparazzi outside a brownstone. 1/8
09 Dec, 2020 - 11:39 PM UTC
New York Times Books
Brandon Stanton, creator of Humans of New York and author of the new best seller, "Humans," says, "If you find the burden someone is carrying, you find the thing they can speak to with the most power and weight. That’s where their story is."
19 Nov, 2020 - 05:15 PM UTC
Special Olympics
Last year, our movement had the privilege of hosting @humansofny at our 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi. Earlier this month, Brandon released #1 New York Times Best Seller 'Humans' which featured the stories of 3 of our athletes ➡️ #InclusionRevolution
30 Oct, 2020 - 08:00 PM UTC
Strand Book Store
📣 We need your help. This is the post we hoped to never write, but today marks a huge turning point in The Strand's history. Our revenue has dropped nearly 70% compared to last year, and the loans and cash reserves that have kept us afloat these past months are depleted.
23 Oct, 2020 - 05:06 PM UTC
McNally Jackson
Dear New York, Please come back to our stores. Sales remain down over 50% and we need you to keep this bookselling gig going. We have so many wonderful books and booksellers, all we need is you. #BoxedOut #ShopIndie
14 Oct, 2020 - 07:48 PM UTC
Jazz Emu
𝐇𝐨𝐰 𝐓𝐨 𝐒𝐨𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐬𝐞
12 Oct, 2020 - 05:06 PM UTC
My main account is @Luvvie
This week on @RantsRandomness, I am joined by the amazing storyteller behind @humansofny, Brandon Stanton. This episode might be my favorite so far, check it out now!
01 Oct, 2020 - 10:20 PM UTC
Luvvie is the #ProfessionalTroublemaker
New episode alert and you are not going to want to miss this one! 🚨 I am joined by The Storyteller of @humansofny, Brandon Stanton.
29 Sep, 2020 - 11:46 AM UTC
Tim Fullerton
This is by far the best story I’ve read in a long time. You won’t want to stop reading once you start.
29 Sep, 2020 - 12:07 AM UTC
Nina Simone's Black Pride
@dmitterhofer I had to find and thank you for the #Tanqueray gif!!
28 Sep, 2020 - 11:24 PM UTC
Elise ✨
Do yourself a favor and visit @humansofny if you haven’t already and read #Tanquerays 32 part story. People have donated over $1.5 million so she can live the rest of her life peacefully. Her story is something else 😭
28 Sep, 2020 - 11:08 AM UTC
Courtney Sieloff
Good morning to Stephanie and @humansofny. If you have not started to read these, this is your morning! I'm jealous you get to begin this journey from the beginning. Get your ☕️ and dig in. It's wild!
26 Sep, 2020 - 02:20 PM UTC
Anna Podolanczuk
Does anyone else wake up in the morning looking for the next installment of Tanqueray's life story? Just me? #humansofNewyork Thank you @humansofny.
25 Sep, 2020 - 01:39 PM UTC