Korean Wave Takes Over Israeli Twittersphere
The Twitter account of K-Pop group BTS topped the charts when it comes to new Israeli followers in 2018
The most popular hashtag in Israel in 2018 was #iheartawards, associated with a music awards show by New York-based online radio company iHeartMedia Inc. The award for "Best Fan Army" went to the fans of K-Pop boy band BTS.
According to data released by Twitter Wednesday, the three remaining slots in the four top hashtags used by Israelis in 2018: #BestFanArmy, #BTS, and #BTSArmy.
The group’s official Twitter handle @BTS_twt gained the most Israeli followers in 2018.
The twitter handle of K-Pop group EXO trailed closely behind.