March 28, 2020

Twitter in 2019: Biggest moments of the year in India

Twitter is unique as a global public conversation platform that shows you what’s happening right now and lets you talk about it with anyone around the world. From breaking news and entertainment to sports, politics, and everyday interests, Twitter is where people come to see what’s happening and join the conversation.

Let’s revisit the trending moments of this year that made us sit and take notice.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Tweet celebrating BJP’s re-election victory in #loksabhaelections2019 was the most Retweeted and Liked Tweet of the year, making it the Golden Tweet in India.

Team India skipper Virat Kohli wishing former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on his birthday became the most retweeted tweet in the history of sports.
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Tamil film industry’s superstar Vijay announced his Diwali release “Bigil” on Twitter. The poster of the sports drama became the Tweet to receive the most Retweets in the entertainment sector, as well as became the Tweet to achieve the most Retweets with comments overall, indicating South-entertainment fans’ active engagement on the platform to discuss their favourite movies and stars.
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One of the most exciting times for Indian Twitter was when NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) commended ISRO’s #chandrayaan2 mission. The event represented a technological leap and highlighted India’s contribution to space exploration, as the world took to Twitter to respond to every development.

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While these were some accounts that dominated the Twitter world, let’s check out some hashtags that got the maximum traction on the micro-blogging platform:

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Our social conversations are filled with hundreds of emojis that we use to describe our feelings and/ or emotions. Where words can’t do action, emojis do the talking. Finally, let’s have a look at the trending emoticons used by the Indian users in 2019.

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Did you participate in making these events the headlining ones? What do you think about the Twitter list? Share us your response in the comments section.