* Date : 2017-01-02
The Key Words of 2016
The 10 most talked-about topics on Twitter in 2016 were announced on the 6th. CNN reported that the U.S. was most interested in the Rio Olympics, the U.S. presidential election, and Pokemon Go.
According to twitter, 75 million tweets were posted regarding the election by the time Trump declared victory. In Korea, the TV show ‘Descendents of the Sun’ swept through Asia, taking 4th place among the most popular broadcast programs in 2016.
Pokemon Go created a sensation over the summer. It recorded the greatest number of downloads in the history of the Apple App Store in its first week of release, and was endlessly mentioned on Twitter. The U.K. exit from the E.U. (Brexit), North Korea’s nuclear tests and the THAAD battery deployment in Korea also followed.
We took a look at the Key Words which summarize the major issues of 2016 in Korea.