What are people giving up for Lent, acc. to Twitter?

What are people giving up for Lent, acc. to Twitter?

Once again Stephen Smith (interviewed earlier) is tracking what people are giving up for Lent via Twitter data. You can track it in real time here. The top 10 so far for 2017:

Rank What Number of Tweets
1. social networking 317
2. alcohol 291
3. chocolate 267
4. twitter 232
5. sweets 105
6. meat 103
7. coffee 86
8. fast food 82
9. soda 82
10. swearing 73

 

According to Smith’s categories, however:

Rank Category Number of Tweets
1. food 1,532
2. technology 626
3. smoking/drugs/alcohol 491
4. habits 366
5. irony 216
6. school/work 206
7. relationship 177
8. sex 97
9. generic 80
10. religion 76

 

(Featured image by Stephen Smith, openbible.info, CC BY 4.0)

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