The biggest trends and tweets on Irish Twitter in 2017 have been revealed
In a year filled with unbelievable and sometimes completely staggering news, these were the topics that came out on top.
If you weren't tweeting about these topics, were you even tweeting, brah?
It is funny to think that this year was so chocker-block with events, that stuff like the Conor McGregor V Floyd Mayweather fight, The Late Late Toy Show, Twitter's increase from 140 to 280 characters, or anything George Hook related completely missed out on the list.
The biggest news stories on Irish Twitter for 2017 were:
Meanwhile, internationally, the biggest news stories on Twitter for the year were:
In terms of popular celebs on Twitter, these were the most tweeted-at musicians, with an Irish entry in at No.2:
These are the most tweeted-at sports stars, with an Irish entry right in at No.1:
And these are the most tweeted about sporting events of the year:
According to Twitter, these were the three of the most shared Irish tweets of the year (not including celebrity tweets), with the top spot going to JOE's own @JustineStafford:
Now she's falling asleep, and I'm calling a crab. pic.twitter.com/NN0pQavvzP
— Justine Stafford 🌯 (@JustineStafford) October 20, 2017
— Tadhg Fleming (@TadhgFleming) September 5, 2017
— Kate McLoughney (@KateMcLoughney) October 15, 2017
And, finally, this was THE single most liked tweet of 2017, and now the most liked tweet of all time, and it is entirely deserving of the position:
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin or his background or his religion..." pic.twitter.com/InZ58zkoAm
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) August 13, 2017