Call Me by Your Name Captured Pre-Oscars Buzz on Twitter

Daniel Kaluuya was the most-tweeted-about nominee from the 90th Academy Awards

Did you use emojis when tweeting about the nominees? - Credit by Twitter
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The most-tweeted-about best picture nominee leading up to the 90th Academy Awards Sunday night was Call Me by Your Name, while Daniel Kaluuya (Get Out) was the most-tweeted-about nominee.

Twitter shared some pre-Oscars data, along with revealing that a special hashtag-triggered emoji can be unlocked by including #Oscars or #Oscars90 in tweets.

The best-picture nominees that spurred the most tweets were:

  1. Call Me by Your Name
  2. The Shape of Water
  3. Lady Bird
  4. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  5. Phantom Thread

The most-tweeted-about nominees were:

  1. Kaluuya
  2. Timothée Chalamet
  3. Saoirse Ronan
  4. Mary J. Blige
  5. Margot Robbie

Finally, the most-tweeted-about emojis while discussing the best picture nominees were:


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david.cohen@adweek.com David Cohen is editor of Adweek's Social Pro Daily.