The most-retweeted Tweet of 2016 was of a gamer in Spain: @Rubiu5 “LIMONADA”. It was retweeted about 1.4 million times.
The third most-retweeted Tweet of 2016 was the American presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s Tweet after she lost the elections: @HillaryClinton “To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world.” It was retweeted over 600,000 times and got over a million likes.
Some of the top trends on Twitter in 2016 were #Rio2016 (the Olympic Games), #Euro2016 (soccer games for the European nations), #Election2016 (the American presidential elections), #Brexit (United Kingdom breaking away from the European Union), #Trump (the American President-elect), #RIP (the singer Prince who passed away this year), #PokemonGo (the mobile app with virtual characters), and #Mannequinchallenge (the online challenge where the videos posted are of people not moving).
Image Credits: twitter.com for its logo, https://www.rio2016.com for the Rio Olympics logo