Twitter has published its annual year-end review, highlighting the tweets, hashtags, and emoji that were most popular on the social network in 2015.
Top 5 most retweeted tweets in 2015//
The social network also published a number of top ten lists. When it comes to 2015’s most retweeted tweets, with half of the top ten coming from past and present members of One Direction. Harry Styles’ message to fans after Zayn Malik’s departure from the band (“All the love as always. H“) takes the top spot with more than 717,000 retweets and 741,0000 Likes, followed by tweets from Malik himself and Liam Payne.
All the love as always. H
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) March 26, 2015
Wowwwww 5 years 5 boys what an amazing journey I couldn't thank you all ever enough and thank you Louis Niall Harry and zayn for everything
— Liam (@LiamPayne) July 23, 2015
Today is a big step in our march toward equality. Gay and lesbian couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else. #LoveWins
— President Obama (@POTUS44) June 26, 2015
Our fans support really has been a different class ! Huge love to you guys !!
— Louis Tomlinson (@Louis_Tomlinson) May 7, 2015
Barack Obama’s message celebrating same-sex marriage becoming legal nationwide in the US is the first non-One Direction tweet in the top ten and the fourth most retweeted, before we return to 1D with a message from Louis Tomlinson: “Our fans support really has been a different class ! Huge love to you guys !!”
Top 10 Trending Sports Topics 2015//
If it’s happening in the world, it’s happening on Twitter. Revisit the sports moments that made 2015 memorable.
Also #FIFAWWC: Football (a.k.a. soccer) fans created a massive global conversation around this summer’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Canada. Whether it was a celebratory “gooooaaalll!” Tweet or commentary on a save or penalty kick, Tweets about the #FIFAWWC were viewed 9 billion times from June 6 to July 5, making the tournament one of the largest global sporting events of the year.
— FIFA Women's World Cup (@FIFAWWC) June 4, 2015