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The ‘Game of Thrones’ Twitter Guide, from Spoilers to Popular Emoji and Hashtags

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HBO is launching “Game of Thrones” season 7 this weekend, and that means millions of fans across the globe will be live-tweeting with other fans while watching each episode. HBO’s Game Of Thrones (@GameOfThrones) Twitter account is usually a hotbed of activity during each premiere, and if you are planning on joining in on all of the fun, there are a few tips that you should know.

First of all, you’re not alone in your love of live-tweeting. “Game of Thrones” was the most Tweeted about TV show in all of 2016, and was one of the Top 10 trends of 2016 on Twitter. In fact, Game of Thrones was the only TV show to make the list. In the past, there have been 13.8 million Tweets about Game of Thrones in 2017 alone, and June 21st was the most Tweeted day this year (which just so happens to be when the second trailer was released). You also have just enough time to catch up if you want to recap seasons 1-6 with the best-selling episode collection ($81 on Amazon)

The most Tweeted about Game of Thrones season was season 6 (2016), and the most Tweeted about Game of Thrones episodes of all time were “The Winds of Winter,” “The Red Woman,” “Battle of the Bastards,” “Mother’s Mercy,” and “Home”. This year the premiere is sure to be on that list, and you can chat along with your followers during each dramatic reveal.

You can always give your Tweet some emoji power to help it standout, the top 10 trending emojis when Tweeting about Game of Thrones were 🐉 🐲 🔔 🐺 💥 ❄ 📷 👑 😱 and 😢 . If you are a GoT fans then you can probably guess when the dragons, bell, wolf, and fire were used the most.

(Fun Fact) The most Tweeted about Game of Thrones characters from season 6 were Jon Snow, Daenerys Targaryen, Sansa Stark, Arya Stark, Hodor. Looking for the right hashtags? These were the most Tweeted hashtags from season 6, #GameofThrones, #GoT, #GoTSeason6, #DemThrones, and #JonSnow.

The three most followed “cast members” on Twitter, Maisie Williams (@Maisie_Williams), Sophie Turner (@SophieT) and of course George R.R. Martin (@GRRMspeaking).

For fans that aren’t able to watch the premiere live and are nervous about spoilers on Twitter can easily protect themselves from spoilers. Twitter launched a new feature which allows users to mute words in their timelines.

This Tweet explains a step by step process on how to handle muting words in your timeline. Now, if anyone can’t make it home in time for their favorite show, they’ll be able to better avoid spoilers on the platform. Users can tune out spoilers and then re-connect with the conversation on Twitter once they’re caught up.

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