2017 Twitter Lent Tracker

What Twitterers are giving up for Lent in 2017. Compare 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and 2009. Also interactively compare how what people have been giving up for Lent has changed over the past nine years.

Top 100 Things Given Up (73,334 Tweets During the Week of February 26, 2017)

RankWhatNumber of Tweets
1.alcohol2,390
2.social networking2,148
3.chocolate2,141
4.twitter2,045
5.chips1,416
6.swearing1,393
7.school1,186
8.soda1,184
9.fast food1,092
10.sweets986
11.coffee968
12.meat907
13.lent905
14.college894
15.beer888
16.bread687
17.sugar659
18.life645
19.you609
20.sex609
21.facebook590
22.donald trump520
23.hope456
24.work442
25.boys432
26.religion405
27.giving up things403
28.junk food401
29.homework393
30.pizza373
31.smoking295
32.candy288
33.cheese283
34.marijuana267
35.starbucks265
36.catholicism259
37.ice cream248
38.cookies227
39.me224
40.f***boys220
41.wine219
42.being petty212
43.breathing210
44.rice209
45.instagram205
46.fried food202
47.carbs202
48.makeup201
49.shopping189
50.people189
51.virginity185
52.red meat183
53.stuff178
54.snapchat168
55.french fries166
56.the presidency164
57.procrastination159
58.men158
59.sobriety156
60.liquor155
61.my will to live154
62.negativity150
63.food149
64.takeout148
65.dairy144
66.mcdonalds143
67.booze140
68.masturbation138
69.hot cheetos136
70.netflix136
71.eating out133
72.the dirtiest thing132
73.complaining130
74.desserts125
75.caffeine125
76.coke124
77.lying123
78.sleep115
79.him114
80.feelings108
81.myself104
82.fizzy drinks103
83.juice99
84.pasta95
85.pancakes94
86.nothing91
87.my job90
88.online shopping89
89.naps88
90.living86
91.memes83
92.cake82
93.stress78
94.eating live mice77
95.her favourite treat77
96.my attitude77
97.caring77
98.chick fil a76
99.abbreviations75
100.politics74

Top Categories

RankCategoryNumber of Tweets
1.food17,017
2.technology5,659
3.habits4,962
4.smoking/drugs/alcohol4,880
5.irony3,495
6.school/work3,470
7.relationship2,541
8.sex1,179
9.religion1,055
10.politics911
11.generic679
12.entertainment447
13.shopping407
14.health/hygiene328
15.money279
16.sports152
17.possessions103
18.clothes64
19.weather28
20.celebrity20