Football-talk hottest subject on Twitter in 2013
London: Football has been the most popular subject on Twitter in 2013, with 7 out of 10 spikes caused by banter about matches.
Manchester United`s 2-1 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid in March featured top on the list that also featured three England internationals.
According to Daily Star, the second hot subject on the 140-character microblogging site has been revellers seeing in the new year, while 26-year-old tennis ace Andy Murray winning Wimbledon final came third.
Boyband One Direction fetched three of the top five most retweeted messages, thanks to their army of hysterical fans.
However, the world`s most popular message was Glee star Lea Michele, 27, thanking her fans for their support following the death of her co-star and partner Cory Monteith that garnered 408,000 re tweets, the report added.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- DNA: Analysis on Ishrat Jahan encounter case
- DNA: After JNU, anti-India slogans at Delhi’s Press Club of India
- Afzal Guru row: JNU Students' Union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested
- Headley's revelations: Will politicos who termed Ishrat Jahan 'beti' now apologise?- Part II
- Missing girl from Ghaziabad, Dipti Sarna returns; reunited with family
- ISI trains JeM, LeT terrorists: Former Pak president Pervez Musharraf
- Kumar Vishwas' birthday bash: Ajit Doval, BJP and RSS leaders attend; Arvind Kejriwal missing
- Afzal Guru row: JNU students union president Kanhaiya Kumar arrested by Delhi Police
- Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna reaches home, police and family remain tight-lipped over her recovery
- Was abducted, blindfolded for four hours; Snapdeal employee Dipti Sarna narrates her ordeal