Here’s Twitter Canada’s year-in-review for 2018


Now that we’re drawing close to the end of 2018, we’re starting to take a look at how various services performed throughout the year.

Social media giant Twitter has unveiled its year-in-review, revealing what Canadians have been interested in during 2018.

The year-in-review discusses everything from Canada’s most used hashtags, to which female actresses got mentioned the most. It also shows which accounts Canadians mentioned the most and which sports teams were discussed most frequently.

Interestingly enough, 44th U.S. President Barack Obama sent out the tweet that was most liked by Canadian users.

Meanwhile, #BellLetsTalk has the most retweeted tweet by Canadian users.


Canada’s most used hashtags of 2018

  1. #iHeartAwards
  2. #BestFanArmy
  3. #BellLetsTalk
  4. #GoHabsGo
  5. #BTS

Canada’s most mentioned Twitter accounts of 2018

  1. @BTS_twt
  2. @realDonaldTrump
  3. @YouTube
  4. @JustinTrudeau
  5. @weareoneEXO

The most-mentioned Canadian male actors on Twitter in 2018

  1. Ryan Reynolds
  2. Jim Carrey
  3. Seth Rogen
  4. Stephen Amell
  5. Finn Wolfhard

The most-mentioned Canadian female actors on Twitter in 2018:

  1. Shay Mitchell
  2. Nina Dobrev
  3. Sandra Oh
  4. Stana Katic
  5. Evangeline Lilly

The most-mentioned Canadian sports team on Twitter in 2018

  1. Toronto Raptors
  2. Toronto Maple Leafs
  3. Toronto Blue Jays
  4. Montreal Canadiens
  5. Humboldt Broncos

These were the most-mentioned Canadian musicals artists on Twitter in 2018

  1. Drake
  2. Shawn Mendes
  3. Justin Bieber
  4. The Weeknd
  5. Sebastian Olzanski
  6. Avril Lavigne
  7. Grimes
  8. Daniel Caesar
  9. Tory Lanez
  10. Celine Dion

Most mentioned Canadian politicians

  1. Justin Trudeau
  2. Doug Ford
  3. Andrew Scheer
  4. Catherine McKenna
  5. Jason Kenney
  6. Maxime Bernier
  7. Kathleen Wynne
  8. Michelle Rempel
  9. Crystia Freeland
  10. Andrea Horwath