Top 10 global Twitter conversations of 2016

Twitter has released its list of the top 10 conversations of the year, with the Rio Olympics (#Rio2016) coming in first.

The US presidential election (#Election2016), where Donald Trump stunned the world by beating Hillary Clinton, finished second, followed by Pokemon Go (#PokemonGo).

Other trending topics were the 2016 UEFA European Championship (#Euro2016), the Academy Awards (#Oscars), and Brexit (#Brexit).

The top trending conversations on Twitter over the last year were:

  1. #Rio2016
  2. #Election2016
  3. #PokemonGo
  4. #Euro2016
  5. #Oscars
  6. #Brexit
  7. #BlackLivesMatter
  8. #Trump
  9. #RIP
  10. #GameofThrones

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Top 10 global Twitter conversations of 2016