Which Real-World Issues Are Twitter Users Discussing? (Study)

Terrorism, racism, climate change, human rights, HIV/AIDS, pollution, disease, poverty, equality and discrimination made up the top 10

Social media has become a destination for reading and aggregating news and spirited discussion for many internet users. While fake news has infected the environment, plenty of users are still able to have genuine conversations. A study from SOAS University of London explores the most popular topics on Twitter, as defined by an official United Nations list of real-world issues.