#Ferguson most tweeted topic of 2014
ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Ferguson and the Michael Brown shooting were the most tweeted topics in 2014. According to Twitter mentions, the August 9th shooting of the unarmed 18-year-old was by far the biggest news event.
Tweets about Ferguson also spiked in November when a St. Louis County grand jury decided not to indict former Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.
In addition the media company Global Language Monitor says the phrase “Hands Up, Don’t shoot” was the top phrase of 2014.