Trends Watch: #AltafHussainArrested and #WeLoveAltaf
After the news of MQM leader Altaf Hussain’s detention on main stream media, Twitter Pakistan got “Bhai Zoned” for the whole day. In just 5 hours, people have tweeted more than 15K tweets using #AltafHussainArrested hashtag. It started trending worldwide in just two hours and trending at the top in Pakistan.
On the other hand, followers of Altaf Hussain and MQM workers started tweeing using #WeLoveAltaf hashtag, which also started trending in Pakistan, then went worldwide late night.
#AltafHussainArrested: total 25.6K tweets so far
#WeLoveAltaf: total 22.9K tweets so far
Altaf Hussain, ‘I demand trial by combat!’ Sheikh Rasheed, ‘I’ll be your champion!’ Altaf Hussain, ‘ Really?’ Sheikh Rasheed, ‘Lulz no!’
— Ser Zain The Paindu (@zain_qasmani) June 3, 2014