In India, Cricket hashtag #IPL, TV show BiggBoss #BB10 and movie #Sultan were among the most tweeted hashtags of all time, the company said in a statement. "From social movements like #ChennaiFloods to fans of TV show BiggBoss #BB10, and iconic sporting events like the #IPL, India's top hashtags is a unique mix that speaks to India's culture, sense of identity and passion. It's #whatshappening," said Taranjeet Singh, Country Director, Twitter India.
Twitter Celebrates #Hashtag10:
10 years ago today the hashtag was born on Twitter with this Tweet. Happy birthday to the hashtag! 🎂 #Hashtag10 https://t.co/yQxjbuEUHj— Twitter India (@TwitterIndia) August 23, 2017
Twitter user Chris Messina, on this day 10 years ago, tweeted #barcamp - the first time a hashtag was used. Today, an average of 125 million hashtags are shared globally every day on the platform. The most popular hashtags worldwide are #NowPlaying which was used over one billion times,
#FollowFriday (over half billion times) and #ThrowbackThursday (over 120 million times). #TheWalkingDead was the most tweeted television show hashtag of all time and in the movies category, it was #StarWars. The most tweeted global sporting event hashtag was #Euro2016.