The Top Trending Hashtags On Twitter WorldwideBy BenOni | October 26, 2022
Weâ€™re almost at the end of 2015 and, while itâ€™s been a great year, itâ€™s also been a bit of a strange one. Weâ€™ve seen some amazing things happen, as well as some rather tragic events. But, through it all, Twitter has been there for us, providing a platform for people to share their thoughts and feelings on whatâ€™s going on in the world.
So, what have been the top trending hashtags on Twitter this year? Hereâ€™s a look at the 10 most popular:
The tragic events that took place in Paris in November were some of the most talked about of the year. The #Paris hashtag was used millions of times in the aftermath of the attacks, as people showed their solidarity with the people of France.
The refugee crisis has been one of the biggest stories of the year, with millions of people fleeing war-torn countries in the hope of finding safety elsewhere. The #RefugeesWelcome hashtag was used by people all over the world to show their support for those who are seeking a better life.
The #BlackLivesMatter hashtag has been used extensively this year in the wake of a number of high-profile police killings of black people in the US. The hashtag has been used to raise awareness of the issue of racism and to call for justice.
In June, the US Supreme Court ruled that same-sex marriage was legal in all 50 states. The decision was widely celebrated, with the #LoveWins hashtag trending on Twitter.
In September, 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed was arrested after bringing a homemade clock to school. The incident sparked outrage, with people using the #IStandWithAhmed hashtag to show their support for the teenager.
In January, the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked by gunmen, resulting in the deaths of 12 people. The #CharlieHebdo hashtag was used by people around the world to express their solidarity with the magazine and its staff.
The death of 18-year-old Michael Brown in August 2014 sparked protests in Ferguson, Missouri. The #Ferguson hashtag was used extensively this year, as the trial of the police officer who killed Brown took place.
The conflict in Syria has been ongoing for many years, but this year the #Syria hashtag was used more than ever before. As the refugee crisis continued, people used the hashtag to express their concern for those affected by the conflict.
The #RIP hashtag was used millions of times this year to pay tribute to a number of high-profile figures who passed away, including Nelson Mandela, Robin Williams, and Stephen Hawking.
The #JeSuisCharlie hashtag, which means â€œI am Charlieâ€ in French, was used by people around the world after the Charlie Hebdo attack. The hashtag was a show of solidarity with the magazine and its staff.