Twitter in Canada is Dominated by Olympics, elections and K-Pop this year

While Justin Trudeau, K-Pop and also Drake were amongst the most-mentioned subjects on Twitter Canada this year, there was one more big style in 2018.

” It was a year for huge tales in sporting activities on the Olympics,” Twitter Canada’s Christopher Doyle informed Global Information. “Scott and also Tessa being amongst the most-mentioned professional athletes.

” The whole nation and also nearly the whole globe kind of obtained rolled up in their tale. To me, that was quite unique simply to sort of see every little thing they take into their jobs. They likewise simply occur to be amazing to adhere to on Twitter.”

Amongst Canadian professional athletes, just NBA pro Tristan Thompson had extra points out than Tessa and also Scott, possibly as a result of his Kardashian link.

Various other most-mentioned in 2018:

  • Justin Trudeau was Canada’s most-mentioned political leader for the 4th straight year (Doug Ford was 2nd)
  • Jason Kenney was Alberta’s most-mentioned political leader (and also leading 5 most-mentioned Canadian political leader for 3rd straight year)
  • K-Pop team BTS was Canada’s most-mentioned account in 2018 (Selena Gomez was most-mentioned private home entertainment star by Canadians)
  • Drake was most-mentioned Canadian artist (ousting Justin Bieber)

Connor McDavid was the 11 th most-mentioned Canadian professional athlete on the whole. It’s the very first time because he was prepared that he had not been in the top 10 most-mentioned Canadian professional athletes. He remained in the leading 5 in 2015, 2016 and also2017 He likewise ended up listed below previous Oiler Taylor Hall, that was 10 th.

Most-mentioned Canadian groups:

1. Toronto Raptors (@Raptors)
2. Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs)
3. Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays)
* 9. Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers)

” We constantly speak about exactly how on-ice or on-field efficiency affects the Twitter points out,” Doyle stated.

” Clearly McDavid has actually been just one of the leading most-mentioned professional athletes in Canada because we have actually been monitoring this information. It interests see there are some have problem with the group so you see a bit of dip there yet I assume there’s still such a boost in Tweet quantity around hockey each and every single year.”

In the political round, the quantity of points out on Twitter can be anticipating of political election outcomes, Doyle states, yet not constantly.

” It relies on the view around those tweets.”

Most-mentioned Canadian political leaders in 2018:

1. Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau)
2. Doug Ford (@fordnation)
3. Andrew Scheer (@AndrewScheer)
* 8. Michelle Rempel (@MichelleRempel)
*11 Rachel Notley ( @RachelNotley)

Most-mentioned Canadian premiers (resting) on Twitter in 2018:

1. Doug Ford– Ontario (@fordnation)
2. Rachel Notley– Alberta (@RachelNotley)
3. John Horgan– BC (@jjhorgan)

” Having a look at that was the most-talked-about in sporting activities information and also home entertainment is kind of enjoyable,” Doyle stated. “However I assume likewise there’s a larger point you’re considering which’s what was actually on the minds of Canadians.

” We do that a great deal entering into political elections too. We constantly draw information around what are the most-talked-about concerns? If Canadians are discussing it on Twitter, that indicates it’s a top priority for them.”
Scroll down for even more listings of Canadian Twitter highlights from 2018.

When did Twitter website traffic height in Edmonton in 2018?

” The most-mentioned one was actually intriguing,” Doyle stated. “A peak especially for Edmonton when they were called as a host city for the 2026 Globe Mug, which was definitely taking control of the system when that statement came via with a joint quote with UNITED STATE and also Mexico.

” Super amazing for the whole nation with Edmonton revealed as a host city. Clearly they have actually obtained a lengthy background of organizing huge football suits.”

1. June 12, 2016: Edmonton revealed as a host city for 2026 Globe Mug
2. June 16, 2018: Shawn Mendes plays Rogers Area
3. Aug. 30, 2018: Harassment at Clareview Warehouse store– viral video clip
4. Feb. 2, 2018: Justin Trudeau city center at MacEwan College

Calgary versus Edmonton in 2018:

  • Calgary had 44 percent extra points out than Edmonton in 2018
  • Mayor Naheed Nenshi had 59 percent extra points out than Mayor Don Iveson
  • Oilers had 23 percent extra points out than the Fires
  • Stampeders had 17 percent extra points out than Eskimos
  • The most-mentioned Oilers (Connor McDavid) had 405 percent extra points out than the most-mentioned Fire (Johnny Gaudreau)

Canada’s most-liked Tweet in 2018 was from Barack Obama

Canada’s most-mentioned celebs of 2018 (Canadian Individualities):

· Music Act: Drake
· Star (man): Ryan Reynolds
· Star (lady): Shay Mitchell
· Professional athlete (man): Tristan Thompson
· Professional athlete (lady): Tessa Merit
· Sports Group: Toronto Raptors
· Political Leader: Justin Trudeau

Canada’s most-mentioned worldwide home entertainment celebs (people) in 2018:

1. Selena Gomez (@selenagomez)
2. Kanye West (@kanyewest)
3. Drake (@Drake)

Most-mentioned Canadian artists:

1. Drake (@drake)
2. Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)
3. Justin Bieber (@justinbieber)

Most-mentioned Canadian stars (man):

1. Ryan Reynolds (@VanCityReynolds)
2. Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey)
3. Seth Rogen (@sethrogen)

Most-mentioned Canadian stars (lady):

1. Shay Mitchell (@shaymitch)
2. Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev)
3. Sandra Oh (@IamSandraOh)

Most-mentioned Canadian professional athlete (man):

1. Tristan Thompson (@RealTristan13)– basketball
2. Scott Moir (@ScottMoir)– ice dance
3. John Tavares (@91 Tavares)– hockey

Most-mentioned Canadian professional athlete (lady):

1. Tessa Merit (@tessavirtue)– ice dance
2. Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard)– tennis
3. Brooke Henderson (@BrookeHenderson)– golf

Most-mentioned Canadian mayors (resting) on Twitter in 2018:

1. John Tory– Toronto (@JohnTory)
2. Patrick Brown– Brampton (@patrickbrownont)
3. Val Plante– Montreal (@ValPlante)
* 4. Naheed Nenshi
* 7. Don Iveson