A collection of articles and stories shared via various news sources and resources.

Facebook remain top of the pops in popularity, however in 2015 we’ve seen Instagram grow. Excluding Messenger (as it’s really part of Facebook, Twitter comes in third. So, let’s look at their top posts and activities which have been shared recently via the news streams.




We could almost sum up the year just by analysing the hashtags generated…? Check these:

Australian top of the pops = #auspol #qanda #libspill

An article about how #auspol became famous provides a great summery by:


Generally = #askhermore #libspill #nicerinternet #indeepsorrow #iStandwithAhmed #celebratepride #choppergate #parisattacks #lovewins etc



Here’s a collection of links and stories:

The best of from the ABCabc.net.au/news/2015-12-29/abc-news-best-instagrams-of-2015/7053804

Top moments according to Australians by the Huffington Post include MadiGras, Beanies for Cancer, #lovewins and Melbourne Cup are all included: huffingtonpost.com.au/2015/12/03/instagram-top-10-moments-2015_n_8695610.html

Most tagged destination on Instagram are written up by Traveller, with New York, New York City – Times Square coming in at number one with the others are listed here: http://www.traveller.com.au/most-tagged-destination-on-instagram-in-2015-gle9s6

Best shots according to Ink361blog.ink361.com/2015/12/best-nature-shots-instagram-2015/


My Top 9 Instagram Images


How to generate your own Top 9:

From: http://fox13now.com/2015/12/30/how-to-get-your-best-nine-instagram-photos-of-2015/
Instagram 2015 best 9

  1. Go to 2015BestNine.com.
  2. Enter your Instagram user name.
  3. In a few minutes, the site will create a collage of the top nine photos you’ve posted throughout the year that have received the most love.
  4. Tap on the picture to save it on your phone and it is ready to be shared on your Instagram.

Don’t forget to include the hashtag #2015BestNine in the caption.



To celebrate around the world on New Years Eve, here are your #hashtags: https://blog.twitter.com/2015/celebrating-2016-around-the-world-au

As always, Australia and the rest of the world united this year in moments of triumph, activism, support, and fascination — and Twitter is where we gathered for all of it. This #YearOnTwitter summed up by Twitter: blog.twitter.com/2015/this-yearontwitter-in-australia

Summed up by Mashable here: mashable.com/2015/12/07/australia-twitter-trends-2015/#aM91FXS7NSqc

Quote “In 2015, Australians took to Twitter to express anything from their love for 5 Seconds of Summer, their feelings about The Bachelorette to the pointscoring of Australian politics.” Here are the top moments by news.com.aunews.com.au/technology/twitter/top-2015-tweets-reveal-australias-obsession-with-sports-politics-and-entertainment/news-story/



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