Social media has no doubt over the years taken over our lives and has been playing an important role in giving us instant updates at one place through popular networking platforms namely Facebook and Twitter. One attribute that can be seen in these social networking platforms is hashtags that allow better and greater visibility for the common folk and those in an elite position.

Likewise, the most influential hashtags on Twitter in India for the year 2018 has now been revealed with ‘Thalapathy’ Vijay’s #Sarkar leading the way at the top in the number one position. It must be noted the A. R. Murugadoss directorial produced under the Sun Pictures banner also leads the way in the list of the most influential moments in Twitter followed by the #MeToo movement.

Top hashtags are generally calculated when a single word is used a hashtag multiple times while influential moments is usually about a conversation centered around a particular topic, which would include several hashtags. Some other notable topics that featured in the most influential moments on Twitter are #KarnatakaElections, #KeralaFloods, #Aadhaar, #JusticeForAsifa, #DeepVeer, #IPL2018, #WhistlePodu and #AsianGames2018.

Thalapathy Vijay in Sarkar