The Most Talked-about Moments On Twitter In 2018
2018 was a year full of highs and lows, but one thing that always managed to bring people together was Twitter. From the World Cup to the Royal Wedding, there were plenty of moments that got people Tweeting. Fnd out what’s trending on Twitter by using a service like Webprocomponents
Here are some of the most talked-about moments on Twitter in 2018:
1. The World Cup
The 2018 World Cup was one of the most hotly anticipated sporting events of the year, and it didn't disappoint. From England's heart-breaking defeat to Croatia in the semi-finals to France's triumphant victory in the final, the tournament had people hooked.
Twitter was the place to be for all the latest news, reaction and memes, with the #WorldCup hashtag being used more than any other during the tournament.
2. The Royal Wedding
When Prince Harry and Meghan Markle announced their engagement in November 2017, the world went into a frenzy. The anticipation only grew as the big day approached, and when it finally arrived in May 2018, it didn't disappoint.
The wedding was live-streamed on Twitter, and people were able to follow all the latest news and updates as it happened. From the dress to the kiss, Twitter was the place to be for all the best royal wedding content.
3. The passing of Aretha Franklin
The world was saddened by the news of Aretha Franklin's passing in August 2018. The Queen of Soul was one of the most respected and loved musicians of all time, and her death prompted an outpouring of grief on Twitter.
Aretha's songs were played all over the world in the days after her death, and she trended on Twitter more than any other topic in 2018.
4. The 2018 midterm elections
The 2018 midterm elections were some of the most hotly contested in recent memory, and Twitter was the place to follow all the latest news and updates.
From the race for the Senate to the battle for control of the House of Representatives, Twitter was the go-to place for election coverage.
5. The death of Stan Lee
The world was saddened by the news of Stan Lee's passing in November 2018. The co-creator of Marvel Comics was responsible for some of the most iconic characters in pop culture, and his death prompted an outpouring of grief on Twitter.
Fans shared their favourite Stan Lee quotes and memories, and his death trended on Twitter for days.
6. The #MeToo movement
The #MeToo movement gained momentum in 2018 as more and more people came forward with stories of sexual harassment and assault. The movement started as a way to give a voice to the victims of sexual misconduct, and it quickly gained traction on Twitter.
The #MeToo hashtag was used millions of times in 2018, and it sparked a global conversation about sexual harassment and assault.
7. Black Panther
Black Panther was one of the most anticipated movies of 2018, and it did not disappoint. The movie shattered box office records and became the highest-grossing film by a black director.
Twitter was abuzz with excitement for the movie, and it was one of the most talked-about topics of the year.
8. The death of Mac Miller
The world was saddened by the news of Mac Miller's passing in September 2018. The rapper was just 26 years old, and his death prompted an outpouring of grief on Twitter.
Fans shared their favourite Mac Miller songs and memories, and his death trended on Twitter for days.
9. The birth of Prince Louis
Prince Louis was born in April 2018, and the world was quick to share their excitement on Twitter.
The Royal Baby was one of the most talked-about topics of the year, and people were eager to get all the latest news and updates.
10. The death of Anthony Bourdain
The world was saddened by the news of Anthony Bourdain's passing in June 2018. The chef and television