Twitter India has compiled the year that was on the micro-blogging platform and there seem to be no real surprises when it comes to the moments that made the largest impact in 2015. With a whopping 118.3 million Impressions, the Cricket World Cup #INDvsPAK match of February 15, which India won, had the most impact.
This was followed by Aam Aadmi Party’s historic victory in the #DelhiElections the same month with over 10.8 million elections-related Tweets during the 30-day campaign period. Both #DelhiElections and #DelhiVotes saw a lot of chatter on the elections.
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Thanks to its first ever Diwali emoji, #HappyDiwali was trending between November 8 and 13.
See the global conversations on the #Diwali heatmap
The recent #ChennaiRains resulted in over 1.4 million tweets. Along with #ChennaiRains, #ChennaiFloods and #ChennaiRainsHelp hashtags also helped crowdsource during this natural disaster.
See more about this conversation in this #ChennaiRainsHelp Reverb chart
India’s 69th Independence Day was marked by a Tricolour emoji. During the period, The Taj Mahal joined Twitter and there was also an inspirational #SaluteSelfie campaign that recorded over 100,000 Tweets to show gratitude for the Armed Forces.
#IPL was the most popular hashtag with over 9 million #IPL Tweets this season.
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#SelfieWithDaughter, got over 375,000 #SelfieWithDaughter Tweets, while #BiharResults was at number three with 260,000 Tweets.
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#SaalEkShuruaatAnek, marking prime minister @narendramodi’s first year as PM, saw over 179,000 while #DDLJ20Years resulted in over 140,000 celebrating two decades of the Bollywood classic.