Twitter Canada’s 2020 in review report is here

Around this time each year, Twitter sends out stats about who tweeted what, who followed whom, and what trended big over the last twelve months. Here’s what 2020 looked like. (A deeper dive can be found here.)

TOPICS & TRENDS – MOST CANADIAN MENTIONS IN 2020

Most Retweeted Tweet by Canadians in 2020

Most Liked Tweet by Canadians in 2020

People

  1. Donald Trump
  2. Joe Biden
  3. Justin Trudeau
  4. George Floyd
  5. Barack Obama

Accounts 

  1. Donald Trump (@realdonaldtrump)
  2. BTS (@BTS_TWT)
  3. Joe Biden (@JoeBiden)
  4. Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau)
  5. YouTube (@YouTube)

Hashtags

  1. #COVID19
  2. #Coronavirus
  3. #cdnpoli
  4. #BTS
  5. #ACNH

Emojis

  1. πŸ˜‚
  2. 😭
  3. πŸ₯Ί
  4. 🀣
  5. 😍

Canadian Personalities on Twitter – Most New Canadian Followers in 2020

  1. Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau)
  2. Doug Ford (@fordnation) 
  3. Dr. Theresa Tam (@CPHO_Canada)
  4. Justin Bieber (@JustinBieber)
  5. Ryan Reynolds (@RyanReynolds) 

CANADIAN ENTERTAINMENT – MOST 2020 ACCOUNT MENTIONS

Film & Television

  1. Ryan Reynolds (@VanCityReynolds)
  2. Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen)
  3. Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey)
  4. Dan Levy (@danjlevy)
  5. Katherine Barrell (@KatherineBarrell)

Film & Television – Male 

  1. Ryan Reynolds (@VanCityReynolds)
  2. Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen)
  3. Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey)
  4. Dan Levy (@danjlevy)
  5. Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell)

Film & Television – Female 

  1. Katherine Barrell (@KatherineBarrell)
  2. Melanie Scrofano (@MelanieScrofano)
  3. Stana Katic (@StanaKatic)
  4. Sandra Oh (@IAmSandraOh)
  5. Annie Murphy (@annefrances) 

Music

  1. Justin Bieber (@JustinBieber)
  2. The Weeknd (@theweeknd)
  3. Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)
  4. Drake (@Drake)
  5. Johnny Orlando (@JohnnyOrlando)

Music – Male

  1. Justin Bieber (@JustinBieber)
  2. The Weeknd (@theweeknd)
  3. Shawn Mendes (@ShawnMendes)
  4. Drake (@Drake)
  5. Johnny Orlando (@JohnnyOrlando)

Music – Female

  1. Grimes (@grimezsz)
  2. Avril Lavigne (@AvrilLavigne)
  3. Celine Dion (@CelineDion)
  4. Alessia Cara (@alessiacara)
  5. Allie X (@alliex)

TV Shows

  1. Jeopardy! 
  2. Schitt’s Creek
  3. Saturday Night Live
  4. The Simpsons
  5. Tiger King

Movies

  1. The Avengers: End Game
  2. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker
  3. Parasite
  4. Black Panther
  5. Sonic The Hedgehog

CANADIAN SPORTS – MOST 2020 ACCOUNT MENTIONS

Athletes

  1. Alphonso Davies (@AlphonsoDavies) ⚽️
  2. Jamal Murray (@BeMore27) πŸ€
  3. Chase Claypool (@ChaseClaypool) 🏈
  4. Chuba Hubbard (@Hubbard_RMN) 🏈
  5. Lance Stroll (@Lance_Stroll)  🏁

Athletes – Male

  1. Alphonso Davies (@AlphonsoDavies) ⚽️
  2. Jamal Murray (@BeMore27) πŸ€
  3. Chase Claypool (@ChaseClaypool) 🏈
  4. Chuba Hubbard (@Hubbard_RMN) 🏈
  5. Lance Stroll (@Lance_Stroll)  🏁

Athletes – Female

  1. Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) 🎾
  2. Christine Sinclair (@sincy12) ⚽️
  3. Bianca Andreescu (@Bandreescu_) 🎾
  4. Felicia Spencer (@FeeNom479) πŸ‘Š
  5. Booke Henderson (@BrookeHenderson) πŸŒοΈβ€β™€οΈ

Teams

  1. Toronto Raptors (@Raptors)
  2. Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs)
  3. Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays)    
  4. Vancouver Canucks (@Canucks)  
  5. Montreal Canadiens (@candiensMTL) 

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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