The 2016 Summer Olympic Games was the most-discussed topic on Twitter during 2016.
- 2016 Summer Olympic Games
- U.S. presidential election
- Pokemon Go
- Euro 2016
- Academy Awards
- Black Lives Matter
- Donald Trump
- Game of Thrones
— Twitter (@twitter) December 6, 2016
The three most retweeted tweets of 2016 came from:
- Gamer Rubén Doblas Gundersen, best known under his pseudonym, El Rubius
- Harry Styles (quoting Taylor Swift)
- Hillary Clinton
— elrubius (@Rubiu5) August 20, 2016
I don't know about you, but I'm feeling 22.
— Harry Styles. (@Harry_Styles) February 1, 2016
"To all the little girls watching…never doubt that you are valuable and powerful & deserving of every chance & opportunity in the world."
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) November 9, 2016