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Twitter happenings 2016:- Most followed, top trends, best tweets!

Twitter happenings 2016:- Most followed, top trends, best tweets!

By: Nitin Agarwal | on January 11th, 2017 | General

What Twitter can do & how Larry can sound?

The year 2016 was a unique one for social media partisan in India to join the global conversations on Twitter. From celebrations, revolutionary reforms, protests and crisis, all inspired the Indian user to contribute their opinions and experiences.
Here we bring you some exciting twitter stats of 2016 which definitely will leave you amaze. Let’s start with this-
Virat Kohli’s Tweet in support of Anushka Sharma was the Golden Tweet or the most Retweeted Tweet of 2016.

twitter trends 2016

Most Influential Moments:-

Below are the most influential moments on Twitter –
twitter trends 2016
Demonetization: – 650,000 tweets in 24 hours after the announcement.. Astounding!
On March 19th, #INDvPAK trended all day on Twitter in India and globally, and more than 1.1 million Tweets were recorded, the most Tweeted T20 International match ever. Earlier it was 670,000 Tweets for Asia Cup match between India and Pakistan.

Top Hashtags on Twitter in 2016:-

Hashtags; the anchor of social media conversation. Sporting events were leading trends this year with seven out of ten top hashtags.
twitter trends 2016

  1. #Rio2016

#Rio2016 was the most popular and dominant hashtag this year as the Twitter users from around the world cheered for their countries on Twitter.

  1. #IndvsPak

Cricket mania took over Twitter as #IndvsPak was the second most popular hashtag in 2016.

  1. #WT20

Cricket fans does it again and this time for every six and coped together with every wicket by using the #WT20 hashtag.

  1. #IndvsAus

Cricket again! The #IndvsAus battle at the World T20 Championship. You remember the result, right?

  1. #MakeInIndia

twitter trends 2016
A new dream for new India. Yes it was among the top trends in 2016 #MakeInIndia.

  1. #IndvsWI

Cricket Rules & why not? India vs West Indies was the penultimate knockout semi-final game in the WT20 tournament.

  1. #IndvsBan

India clinched the thrilling WT20 match by defeating Bangladesh by 1 run and Twitter reflected the sentiments of this joyous moment.
twitter trends 2016

  1. #PVSindhu

1.2 billion people stood behind PV Sindhu (@Pvsindhu1) as she set out to compete against world #1 Carolina Mari in the Olympic Badminton Women’s Final. She became the first Indian woman to win a silver medal at the Olympics and Indians took to Twitter to congratulate her.

  1. #surgicalstrike

twitter trends 2016
Debates and discussions ensued on Twitter after the Indian Army carried out a surgical strike against Pakistan on September 29th, following the Uri Attack.

  1. #JNU

The #JNU hashtag took Twitter by storm as people debated over serious issues such as condemning freedom of speech that this arrest reflected.

Most followers by 2016:-

twitter trends 2016
Narendra Modi @narendramoditwitter trends 2016
25.3 Million+ followers on his official Twitter account
Amitabh Bachchan @SrBachchan
twitter trends 2016
23.8 Million followers on his official Twitter account
Shah Rukh Khan @iamsrk
twitter trends 2016
22.4 Million followers on his official Twitter account
Salman Khan @BeingSalmanKhan
twitter trends 2016
20.6 million followers on his official Twitter account
Aamir Khan @aamir_khan
twitter trends 2016
19.2 million followers on his official Twitter account
Deepika Padukone @deepikapadukone16.7 million followers on her official Twitter account
Priyanka Chopra @priyankachopra15.7 million followers on her official Twitter account
Hrithik Roshan @iHrithik15.5 million followers on his official Twitter account
Akshay Kumar @akshaykumar15.3 million followers on his official Twitter account
R. Rahman @arrahman12.7 million followers on his official Twitter account
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*Bibliography:-Social Samosa, Google

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Nitin Agarwal

About Nitin Agarwal

I've been serving Wildnet since 2006 and leads Wildnet’s Management Committee. It is extremely proud of what we have accomplished till now. The company has now grown to a strength of 350+ employees. Wildnet has 2 major Business facets: 1. PPC Support for Google Partners - PPC, SEO and SMO 2. Software Product Engineering (SPE) and Outsourced IT Services.

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