Twitter Korea has announced the most used keywords by Koreans for 2017!

The society category was topped by the impeachment of Park Geun Hye and the election of new president Moon Jae In.

The leading music keywords were BTS, Wanna One, EXO, and GOT7, with various other boy groups following. Red Velvet and TWICE were the only girl group keywords in the top 10.

MAMA and “Produce 101” came out on top for entertainment keywords. Films make up half of the list, and Kim Joo Hyuk is the only individual listed in the top 10.

Check out the full rankings below:


  1. Moon Jae In
  2. Presidential Election
  3. Impeachment
  4. Sewol Ferry
  5. Feminism
  6. Blacklist
  7. Contracted Employee
  8. Pohang Earthquake
  9. Golden Holiday
  10. Fipronil Eggs


  1. BTS
  2. Wanna One
  3. EXO
  4. GOT7
  7. NU’EST
  8. Red Velvet
  9. TWICE
  10. Highlight


  1. MAMA
  2. “Produce 101”
  3. “Your Name”
  4. BBMAs
  5. “It’s Dangerous Beyond the Blankets”
  6. “A Taxi Driver”
  7. “Midnight Runners”
  8. “Confidential Assignment”
  9. Kim Joo Hyuk
  10. “Okja”