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By David Cohen on Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:45 PM The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016. Chief marketing officer Leslie Berland delivered the social network’s wrap-up of 2016 in a blog post, saying that the top 10 global trends on Twitter for 2016 were: 2016 Summer Olympic Games U.S.
… In a year where Twitter was used by politicians relating to their constituents, by Parisians alerting others of safe havens and by brands making emojis even more popular, a pop music singer gained the most retweets. Twitter’s year-end wrap-up shows that this tweet — by One Direction’s Harry Styles after former band member Zayn Malik decided…
… the redheaded girl in all the haircutting ads, the girl from Dirty Dancing, Christina Aguilera, and Harry Styles: And that’s around the time Google Images started breaking. Our UX lead, Kunal, for example, apparently looks like Abraham Lincoln: Also, Ben Affleck and Old George Michael. (I can see it. Kind of.) Google thinks our CEO is Shave…