“Game Of Thrones” Drives Top 15 Twitter Trends Following May 5 Episode

“Game Of Thrones” once again ranks as the top topic on social media.

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In the immediate aftermath of last week’s episode, “Game Of Thrones” was responsible for the Top 19 worldwide trending topics on Twitter.

In the aftermath of this week’s episode, it can lay claim to the Top 15 — and 19 of the Top 20.

Our below breakdown of the trending topics does not directly discuss any key plot points, but be warned that the trends themselves may constitute “spoilers.”

Key female characters are currently leading the way on Twitter. “Cersei” is the #1 topic as of press time at 11:35PM ET, while “Dany” follows at #2. “Sansa” (#3), “Daenerys” (#4), and “Brienne” (#5) form the balance of the Top 5.

Other “Game Of Thrones” trending topics are as follows:

6) Tyrion
7) #GOTS8E4
8) Jamie (misspelling for Jaime Lannister)
9) Missandei
10) Gendry
11) #DemThrones
12) Ghost
13) Euron
14) Varys
15) Tormund
17) #HBOGO
18) #DominGOT
19) Bronn
20) Rhaegal

The only non-“GOT” trend is “#PorElMundo” at #16.

Written by Brian Cantor

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