Twitter has unveiled the top events of the year 2015, with a wide range of events and issues dominating the discussion on the social media network.
Most Popular #HashTags
Unsurprisingly, the most popular topic in discussion was the attack on Paris which led to the #PrayForParis hashtag.
This was followed by #BlackLivesMatter which was in protest of police violence against African-Americans in the U.S.
#MarriageEquality, #RefugeesWelcome, #IStandWithAhmed, #FIFAWWC and #PlutoFlyby came next.
Most Popular Tweets and Events
The biggest tweet of the year belonged to the UK band One Direction’s member Harry Styles, following the departure of Zayn Malik from the band. The tweet from Zayn Malik himself rounded up as the second-most popular.
The elections during the year, in countries such as Argentina, Singapore, India, Canada and the U.K. were among the hottest events of year, judging by the volume of the tweets these events garnered.
In the world of technology, the iPad and the iPhone, followed by Android, SoundCloud and Periscope earned the most attention.
How Entertainment Did on Twitter in 2015
Of course, no social network is complete without some talk of entertainment and not certainly Twitter. Here are the most popular films, TV shows and sports event of the year:
The Top 10 Most Talked About Movies Of 2015
- “Fifty Shades of Grey”
- “Furious 7″
- “Avengers: Age of Ultron”
- “Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens”
- “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2″
- “Jurassic World”
- “Straight Outta Compton”
- “American Sniper”
- “Mad Max: Fury Road”
- “James Bond: Spectre”
The Top 10 Most Talked About Television Shows Of 2015
- “The Walking Dead”
- “The Bachelor”
- “Game of Thrones”
- “The Bachelorette”
- “American Horror Story: Hotel”
- “Pretty Little Liars”
- “Parks and Recreation”
- “Grey’s Anatomy”
The Top 10 Most Talked About Sports Events Of 2015:
- Super Bowl XLIX, New England Patriots vs. Seattle Seahawks
- Boxing, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao
- NFL Football, NFC Championship: Green Bay Packers at Seattle Seahawks
- 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, United States vs. Japan
- NFL Football, NFC Divisional Playoff: Dallas Cowboys at Green Bay Packers
- 2015 National Championship, Ohio State vs. Oregon
- 2015 NBA Finals, Golden State Warriors at Cleveland Cavaliers
- Rose Bowl, Florida State vs. Oregon
- NFL Football, AFC Championship, Indianapolis Colts at New England Patriots
- 2015 NCAA Basketball Tournament, Duke vs. Wisconsin
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