Topics most engaged with by U.S. Twitter users 2015-2021

Leading topics tweeted or re-tweeted by Twitter users in the United States in 2015 and 2021

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Release date

December 2021


United States

Survey time period

2015 to 2021

Special properties

active Twitter users with a verifiable Twitter profile that tweeted actively during the survey period

Supplementary notes

Content analysis of tweets of 512 American Trends Panel members who use Twitter, shared a valid public handle, and tweeted about news from June 12 to August 31, 2021. Tweets were first coded by human coders for including a reference to news or current events, if they were news-related; they were coded for topic.

2015 data refers to an earlier survey from the same source.

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