Twitter has changed the way we read the news and how we share it. During summer 2015, there were many stories and topics of conversation, from the birth of Princess Charlotte to Kermit the Frog's split with Miss Piggy, here are the highlights of the memorable Tweets we saw this summer.

One Direction announces hiatus

Generating 15 million tweets between the 21st and 24th of August, One Direction take the top spot for most memorable tweet of the summer. Millions of teenage girls all over the world tweeted their feelings about their favourite band taking some time off to do solo projects.

Love Wins - Gay marriage legalization

July 26th, The Supreme Court legalized gay marriage and as a result there were 10 million #LoveWins tweets as the world celebrated and embraced the freedom granted to marry any gender in the US.

The birth of Princess Charlotte

Anything involving The Royal Family is going to make it to every newspaper and magazine before the day is out, the birth of royal baby number two was no exception to this. On the 2ND of May, the number of tweets congratulating the royals and welcoming the new princess into the world reached 1.1 million.

Say hello to Caitlyn Jenner

Caitlyn Jenner broke the record on the 1st of July by breaching 1 million Twitter followers in just four hours. Jenner's verified account announced itself with a tweeted picture of the star's Vanity Fair cover. The tweet has been retweeted almost 225,000 times and has 250,000 favourites.

Kanye West accepts MTV Vanguard Award

On the 30th of August, there were 247,500 tweets created per minute when Kanye West accepted his Vanguard Award from Taylor Swift at the 2015 MTV VMA's. His speech was long and left a lasting impression and was open to a lot of criticism and opinions.

Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy split

Twitter blew up in August when Kermit The Frog announced that he and his long term girlfriend Miss Piggy were calling it a day. Between the 4th and 6th of August, 59,000 tweets were generated.

Kimye Baby number two

The Kardashians certainly know how to make an impact on Twitter. During the 31st of May and 2nd of June, 205,000 tweets responded to Kim and Kanye's announcement that they are having another baby.

Donald Trump creates a Twitter account

Following the GOP debate, between August the 9th and 15th, Donald Trump created an official Twitter account and gained 100,000 followers. He has created a big impact on Twitter since and created many controversies.

Aniston/Theroux secret wedding

During the 6th and 8th of August, the news of Jennifer Aniston's secret wedding to Justin Theroux broke out and as a result, it generated over 96,000 tweets.

Top tweets from Summer 2015

Top tweets from Summer 2015


by for www.femalefirst.co.uk

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