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The 10 Most Shared Tweets Of 2017 Teach Us So Many Valuable Life Lessons

By James Fenton

December 6, 2017 at 12:04pm

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From Donald Trump's inane ramblings to the sexual abuse accusations against a multitude of Hollywood stars, it's fair to say that 2017 has been a pretty tumultuous year on Twitter. 

While the site is still crawling with trolls and the atmosphere when scrolling can be quite toxic, the top 10 tweets of the year show that Twitter is still a great platform for bringing the world together. 

From natural disasters to acts of terrorism, users pulled together to call for a better world for all and we learned important lessons about racism, the right to protest and erm, chicken nuggets.

TIME Magazine has compiled the 10 most shared tweets of 2017 with number one gathering a massive 3,640,174 retweets at the time of writing. That's over twice the amount accumulated by the next most popular tweet. 

You can find the full list below. We wonder what 2018 Twitter has in store for us?

10. This important tweet about suicide prevention...

9. Detroit Lions football player Sam Martin vows to donate dog food after Hurricane Harvey wrecks havoc in the U.S.... 

8. Outgoing U.S President Barack Obama sends his thanks after eight years in office...

7. While NBA star LeBron James turns down a invite to meet new President Donald Trump...

6. No words needed. Linkin Park reflect on the untimely passing of lead singer Chester Bennington...

5. Obama sends a rallying cry at the beginning of a chaotic year...

4. Ariana Grande comes to terms with the tragic events at the Manchester Arena in May...

3. Pennsylvania State University pledges to help rebuild Houston after the devastation of Harvey...

2. Obama's third entry in the top 10 was a wonderful message about the origins of racism...

1. And finally, in at number 1 is that guy who asked Wendys for a year of free chicken nuggets. So long, 2017. It's been a rollercoaster...

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