Those were the tweets with the most likes of the year
In a year when the world has adjusted to the new normal and the aftermath of COVID-19, it’s safe to say that many of us have spent a lot of time on social media. This is at least indicated by the annual data from Twitter. Twitter users around the world are spreading the word about everything they think is important with plenty of likes and retweets. The most liked tweet on the microblogging platform in 2021, as detailed on the website official blogIt was from Joe Biden after he was sworn in as the 46th President of the United States of America on January 20, 2021.
The simple six-word tweet: “It’s a new day in America” has collected over 4 million “Likes” to date.
It’s a new day in America.
– Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) January 20, 2021
The tweet with the second most likes came from the official Twitter account itself. To reinforce the mantra that less is more, the tweet just says, “Hello, literally everyone”. The October 4th post has 3.3 million likes so far.
hello literally everyone
– Twitter (@Twitter) October 4, 2021
Next on the list of the most popular tweets is one from South Korean singer and songwriter Jungkook. The singer, who is a member of the hugely popular K-pop group BTS, posted a selfie posing against a bed frame. The caption only featured a kissing face emoji. The photo has garnered over 3.2 million likes since it was posted on Jan. 25.
– (@BTS_twt) January 25, 2021
Fourth on the list is another tweet related to Joe Biden, this time from former American President Barack Obama. The tweet said, “Congratulations to my friend, President Joe Biden! This is your time, ”showing the two leaders walking arm in arm with their backs to the camera. The tweet shared on January 20 had over 2.7 million likes. During the Obama administration, Mr. Biden was Vice President.
– Barack Obama (@BarackObama) January 20, 2021
The fifth tweet on the list is also related to the US presidential election. The fifth most liked tweet came from American Vice President Kamala Harris, who wrote, “Ready to serve.” The tweet has received over 2.2 million “likes” since it was published on January 20, 2021.
Ready to serve.
– Vice President Kamala Harris (@VP) January 20, 2021
According to Twitter data, the most retweeted tweet of 2021 came from the BTS official account, calling for an end to racism. The tweet contained a statement from the band with the hashtags #StopAsianHate and #StopAAPIHate. The post has been retweeted over 1 million times since it was posted on March 30.
– (@BTS_twt) March 30, 2021
As for emoticons – which are now inextricably linked to social media grammar – the most common emoji on Twitter in 2021 was the crying face emoji. The face with the tears of joy emoji came just behind.
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