In the world of hashtags, 2017 was varied. Trends ranged from Intsagram's most popular #love hashtag to a debate on sexual assault and harassment fuelled waves of #metoo tweets.
And then there were also the hashtags that signalled the solidarity with people caught up in the terror attacks and offered them a bed for the night.
Here's an overview of some of the things that set the internet alight this year.  Obama hits back: US President Donald Trump may be one of the world's most active leaders on the barracks of Barack Obama
His anti-racist appeal in August “The British Singer is the undisputed leader on the streaming service with over 45” (19659003) Ed Sheeran conquers million monthly listeners.
His album Divide was released in March and has been streamed more than three billion times, making it the most streamed album of the year, while his hit song Shape of You [1 9459009] was the most streamed song. On the song recognition app Shazam meanwhile, the song was for the most often.
One more, 20 people died in a terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in the British city in May. Two weeks later the US popstar returned to perform a benefit concert.
With more than 80 million views the show was the most viewed live show on Facebook and more than 450,000 dollars
Internet solidarity: Similarly, in April stranded AS Monaco football fans were offered a #BedForAwayFans when a Champions League League match in Dortmund was cancelled after the Borussia Dortmund team bus was attacked.
#metoo: The scandal surrounding US film producer Harvey Weinstein picked up speed when actress Alyssa Milano sent a tweet or harassment to reply with the hashtag #metoo.
Hundreds of thousands responded. The term actually goes back to the African-American activist. Tarana Burke who first used it a decade ago.
#love: Instagram's most-used hashtag among users around the world. The most popular picture of the year was Beyonce which received more than 11 million likes. – dpa