Thursday June 4, 2020

Making a hashtag of that: gay marriage is number one

Same-sex vote tops Twitter's trending topics

7th December, 2015
Twitter dominated by same-sex marriage campaign in 2015

The same sex marriage referendum has topped the Irish Twitter trends chart of 2015, with #MarRef coming in at number one.

Hundreds of thousands of people took to social media to express their opinion in advance of the May referendum.

Second and third place in the chart were also taken by hashtags relating to equal marriage rights, #VoteYes and #YesEquality.

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