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This country went crazy tweeting about sports in 2016



While the rest of the world chattered about Brexit, the US Presidential Elections and Pokémon GO, India seemed to care largely about sports. And this is barely surprising.

Twitter’s just-released year-in-review reveals that sports dominated other conversation categories by a mile. India has always been a cricket-obsessed nation, but its people are now warming up to other sports as well.

Much in line with global trends, #Rio2016 was the most used hashtag in India too as the country’s ace badminton player #PVSindhu went on to bag an Olympic silver. Sindhu managed to bring together a nation of cricket fanatics to root for her, in turn, becoming a popular hashtag herself. Read more…

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