Twitter’s international attain was on total exhibit in 2018.
Worldwide functions this sort of as the FIFA Planet Cup in Russia and the Olympic Winter season Game titles in PyeongChang, South Korea, gave sporting activities supporters a great deal to speak about on the social community. The closing working day of the Olympics on Feb. 25 experienced the most tweets in 2018, Twitter mentioned Wednesday.
Basketball participant LeBron James and rapper Kanye West have been some of the most well-known famous people on Twitter, but South Korean boy band BTS dominated social media chatter once again this yr.
The Korean pop team was not only the most tweeted about in 2018. It surpassed previous President Barack Obama for the most-appreciated tweet. The team also topped the lists for most tweeted about musicians and famous people.
With almost one.seven million likes, the most appreciated tweet in 2018 displays BTS member J-Hope dancing to Drake’s ‘In My Feelings’ as element of a obstacle that went viral on social media.
Obama’s tweet arrived shut to topping the record with one.six million likes. In the wake of a lethal college taking pictures in Parkland, Florida, the 44th US president confirmed his assistance on Twitter for learners rallying to conclude gun violence.
Although artists this sort of as Drake, Ariana Grande, Cardi B and Beyonce manufactured the record for the most tweeted about famous people, so did Chinese-South Korean boy team EXO and South Korean singer Jimin Park.
The most-retweeted tweet of 2018 was from Spanish YouTube character El Rubius who posted the Spanish words and phrases for ‘Lemonade two..’ The YouTuber, which has far more than 32 million subscribers, questioned his followers to share the tweet if they wished to enter a giveaway for a notebook, smartphone, gaming console and other prizes. He is accomplished a related giveaway in 2016.
The 3rd most-tweeted hashtag #bbb18 was about the Brazilian variation of the truth Tv set demonstrate Large Brother.
There have been also lots of very predicted blockbuster motion pictures in 2018. Black Panther was the most tweeted about film, adopted by The Avengers: Infinity War and The Incredibles two.