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Here's What The World Tweeted About The Most In 2019

From Marvel movies to the K-pop explosion, here's what the world tweeted about the most in 2019.

Every year, we spend hundreds of hours on Twitter: reading, writing, faving, and replying. And each year, the people at Twitter tally up all of our jibber-jabber and tell us the things we've been jibber-jabbering about the most.

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So let's dive in, shall we?

In the least shocking news ever, the most tweeted about TV show in 2019 was Game of Thrones, which is no surprise given the fanfare and discussions over the much talked-about final season.

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We watched a lot of TV shows this year, but the list of shows we tweeted about the most are as follows:

1. Game of Thrones

2. Stranger Things

3. The Simpsons

4. La Casa de Papel (Money Heist)

5. Grey's Anatomy

6. Love Island

7. Catfish: The TV Show

8. Family Guy

9. The Walking Dead

10. Narcos

Another not-so-shocking reveal is that the mighty Avengers: Endgame was the most tweeted about movie of the year.

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Here are the top 10 of the year below, but note that the latest Star Wars movie isn't even out yet (and could quickly rise to the top):

1. Avengers: Endgame

2. Toy Story 4

3. Joker

4. Spider-Man: Far From Home

5. The Lion King

6. Weathering With You (天気の子)

7. Captain Marvel

8. It Chapter Two

9. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

10. Frozen 2

Tom Holland was the most tweeted about actor of the year!

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And actually, more than half the top 10 most tweeted about actors were in Marvel movies this year:

1. Tom Holland

2. Chris Evans

3. Zendaya

4. Robert Downey Jr.

5. Cameron Boyce

6. Keanu Reeves

7. Chris Hemsworth

8. Kanna Hashimoto

9. Jennifer Lopez

10. Mark Ruffalo

And BTS were the most tweeted about musicians of 2019.

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The BTS Army is hard to top, but these nine musicians came in close behind:

1. BTS

2. Ariana Grande

3. Drake

4. Rihanna

5. Cardi B

6. Justin Bieber

7. Beyoncé

8. Kanye West

9. Billie Eilish

10. Lady Gaga

Moving on to sports, Megan Rapinoe and Neymar are the top most tweeted about athletes of 2019, and FC Barcelona is the most tweeted about team.

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The rest of the teams are ranked as follows:

1. FC Barcelona

2. Real Madrid CF

3. Manchester United

4. Liverpool FC

5. Paris Saint-Germain

6. Juventus FC

7. Manchester City

8. AFC Ajax

9. Flamengo

10. Los Angeles Lakers

Moving on to things that happened on Twitter as a platform, the five most retweeted tweets of 2019 are as follows:

1. In first place, there's this egg tweet.

Let's set a world record together and get the most retweeted tweet on Twitter. Beating the current world record held by Yusaku Maezawa @yousuck2020 (5.3 million!) We got this 🙌

2. In second place we have Jungkook from BTS dancing to Billie Eilish's "Bad Guy."

3. Next, we have people being chased by a cute little bird.

⚠️WATCH AT YOUR OWN RISK⚠️

4. In fourth place we have this regal cat who can jump over a fence with grace and ease.

5. And in fifth place we have this supremely loyal bird.

My niece has her bird trained to attack anyone she screams at 😂😂😂

And these were the three most retweeted threads of the year:

1. First is a story about the circumstances around a British man meeting his wife.

ONE My dad died. Classic start to a funny story. He was buried in a small village in Sussex. I was really close to my dad so I visited his grave a lot. I still do. [DON’T WORRY, IT GETS FUNNIER.]

2. In second place is an educational thread about the climate crisis.

Remember: 1. The Amazon is burning 2. The Arctic's on fire 3. The Oceans are boiling 4. The Coral reefs are dying 5. Greenland is melting 6. Permafrost is collapsing 7. Antarctica is heating 8. Ecosystems are crashing 9. Earth is turning to desert 10. Emissions are accelerating

3. And in third place is this thread about how to identify victims of a stroke.

STROKE: Remember The 1st Three Letters… S.T..R … My friend sent this to me and encouraged me to post it and spread the word. I agree. If everyone can remember something this simple, we could save some folks.

(You'll have to click through all three of these tweets to read the full thread.)

And finally, the "laughing face with tears" was the most tweeted emoji in 2019, proving that no matter how bizarre or upsetting the world gets, we can all still have a laugh about it.

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What were your favorite things to tweet about in 2019? Let us know in the comments!

UPDATE

Per Twitter, "BTS now has the most Retweeted Tweet of 2019, globally. In under an hour after we announced the list of most RTed Tweets globally, the fans saw that BTS was in second place, and came together to make it number one."

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