London chopper crash. The Australian Open. President Obama’s inauguration. What do all of these have in common?
They’re key history-making events in 2013 and top Twitter hashtags of the year.
The whole world was abuzz about topics ranging from the UK’s royal addition to Kate Middleton and Prince William’s family, to Sir Alex Ferguson’s retirement as manager of soccer team Manchester United. These hashtags garnered millions of tweets (and billions in readership in terms of engagement and content sharing), whether it was dialogue, debate, sympathy, news updates, remembrances, and for some, utter foolishness.
Check out a 12 key hashtags from the year and reminisce on the good, the bad, the ugly, and the interesting of 2013:
THE NEW @PONTIFEX
#DOMA & #PROP8 RULINGS
50TH ANNIVERSARY OF MARCH ON WASHINGTON
March on Washington
CLAIM YOUR #NOBELPEACEPRIZE