Black Lives Matter protest is seen.
Social media was the most used portal these times and the hashtag #Covid19 trended almost the whole year on and is still trending .
Similarly the hashtag #BlackLivesMatter was used the most as people of colour were sidelined and were the ones that suffered the most amid such trying times.
In a summary of trends, Twitter said the hashtag #Covid19 and other variations were tweeted nearly 400 million times, while #StayHome was the third biggest hashtag of the year.
The number two hashtag of 2020 was #BlackLivesMatter, which spread worldwide after the death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minneapolis, according to Twitter.
The most retweeted message was the announcement of the death of Chadwick Boseman, star of the ground-breaking superhero movie "Black Panther," in August.
Tweeted by the actor's family with his account, the message garnered 7.5 million likes -- the most all-time -- and 2.1 million retweets.
Armed with a stick, a floral-shirted scarecrow with a plastic pot for a head stands guard in front of a rural Cambodian home -- a sentry erected by superstitious farmers to ward off the coronavirus.
A pole dance instructor in Turkey has moved her studio to the internet as people across the world turn to online exercise classes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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The snowman effigy named Boeoegg represents the evils of winter — normally holds a broom, but this year he was handed a pitchfork.
A Hungarian pastry shop has launched a range of COVID-19 vaccine-themed sweet mousses as a light-hearted antidote to angst over the different types of vaccines and the implications of receiving one or another of them.
Naomi Campbell believes air conditioning gives her wrinkles, so she makes sure she switches it off when she goes to bed.