Twitter Releases Top Keywords and Accounts for 2015; BIGBANG, Super Junior, GOT7, and BTS Among the Top


Twitter Korea has released its end-of-the year roundup (start date January 1, 2015), listing the Korean accounts with the most followers, top keywords for Korea, top keywords globally, and the Korean accounts with the fastest growth in followers. BIGBANG members and Super Junior members had some of the largest accounts, and GOT7 and BTS proved themselves to be one of the hottest groups this year, showing up in top keywords in Korea and globally. Female celebs also topped the lists, with BoA, miss A‘s Suzy, and 2NE1‘s Minzy showing some of the fastest follower growth this year.

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1. BIGBANG’s G-Dragon

2. BTS

3. BIGBANG’s Taeyang

4. Super Junior’s Choi Siwon

5. Super Junior’s Donghae

6. BoA

7. miss A’s Suzy

8. Super Junior’s Leeteuk

9. Super Junior’s Yesung

10. 2NE1’s Minzy

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2015 Twitter Global Top Keywords

Globally, #GOT7 ranked at number 2, #EXO at number 4, #방탄소녀단 (BTS) at number 6, #BIGBANG at number 10. “The Show,” SBS MTV’s weekly music ranking show, was number 4 for the TV category. The show airs live in China at the same time it airs in Korea.

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2015 Twitter Top Keywords for Korea 


1. GOT7

2. BTS

3. EXO



6. Red Velvet

7. Super Junior

8. Infinite

9. Girls’ Generation



1. “Infinite Challenge

2. “The Girl Who Sees Smells

3. “King of Mask Singer

4. “Running Man

5. “Real Men”

6. “She Was Pretty

7. ‘Three Meals a Day”

8. “We Want to Know”

9. “My Little Television”

10. “Please Take Care of My Refrigerator”


1. “Assassination”

2. “Ode to My Father”

3. “Veteran”

4. “Kingsman”

5. “First Battle of Yeonpyeong”

6. “A Hard Day”

7. “Twenty”

8. “The Priests”

9. “Sado”

10. “Salut d’Amour”

For the social category, MERS was number 1, and Sewol ferry was at number 3.

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Most Followed Accounts (as of December 7, 2015)

1. Super Junior’s Choi Siwon – 5.08M

2. BIGBANG’s G-Dragon – 5.06M

3. Super Junior’s Donghae – 4.86M

4. PSY – 4.1M

5. Super Junior’s Yesung – 3.43M

6. 2PM‘s Nichkhun – 3.38M

7. miss A’s Suzy – 3.34M

8. Super Junior’s Leeteuk – 3.28M

9. BoA – 3.16M

10. Super Junior’s Ryeowook  – 3.08M

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