Sachin Tendulkar’s retirement, Karan Johar’s TV show and the Indian Premier League were some of the topics that made a buzz on Twitter in 2013, according to the latest report by Twitter.
Here is a list of topics, events and people, Twitter users in India and around the world were discussing about, the past year.
Trending in 2013
The past year tweeple in India mainly were discussing about sports, politics, television and news events that were both local and global.
This year Twitter users in the country were also able to tweet in real time while watching their favourite TV shows, thanks to services like Airtel Digital TV launching live Tweet feature for Airtel their users. Some of the TV programmes that trended include #BB7, #ThePerfectBachelor and #KoffeeWithKaran.
Twitter also saw some breaking news like international events in Syria and Egypt, to the devastating Uttarakhand Floods and Cyclone Phailin, trend among other topics.
Here is a list of trends found in different topics from the past year.
New Twitter Entrants
The past year also saw some prominent new entrants from across the world of entertainment, sports and government join Twitter. Some of them include Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor), Sridevi (@SrideviBKapoor), Saina Nehwal (@NSaina), Sourav Ganguly (@SouravGanguly) and the Indian Army (@adgpi).