Photo of Chester Bennington among most retweeted tweets of 2017
As of December 6 at 3 p.m. ET, the post had been retweeted over 787 thousand times, putting it at number six on the list. The tweet does not include any words, just a photo of Bennington performing while surrounded by fans.
Prior to the post, Linkin Park's Mike Shinoda tweeted that the news of Bennington's death was "true," but the photo was the first collective response from the band.
The most retweeted tweet of 2017 was Nevada teen Carter Wilkerson's plea to help him earn a year's worth of free chicken nuggets from Wendy's.
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