Ramadan conversations spiked on the first day of the holy month with five million tweets.
In 2022, Twitter recorded over 47 million tweets during Ramadan, a 31% year-on-year increase from last year, reflecting Twitter’s role as the place to discover what is happening in real time. As people celebrated the holy month, trending conversations on the platform centered on faith, spirituality, food, and entertainment. Here are some of this year’s highlights from the month of Ramadan:
The top countries within the MENA region discussing Ramadan were:
The symbol used to send salutations upon the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) ﷺ was tweeted almost four million times, while Top Ramadan-related emojis included:
Top Ramadan hashtags tweeted at a global level included:
To celebrate Ramadan, Twitter launched three hashtag-triggered emojis across seven languages: English, Arabic, Malay, Thai, Indonesian, Hindi, and Spanish. The following Arabic and English hashtags unlock a crescent moon:
The second emoji, a lantern, is unlocked with the below hashtags:
As for the last emoji, the following hashtags unlock a bowl of dates and a glass of laban: