#PositiveThingsAbout2020: trending Twitter hashtag looks at the happier moments of the year

From spending more time with family to adopting pets, 2020 hasn't been all bad

A new Twitter hashtag has people appreciating the better moments of 2020. Twitter / @ScottThuman
A new Twitter hashtag has people appreciating the better moments of 2020. Twitter / @ScottThuman

Let’s be honest, 2020 has a bad reputation. Considering the pandemic that has enveloped much of the year, it's understandable that many have been left wishing they could write it off completely.

But in recent days, thousands of Twitter users have been doing exactly what we all need more of right now – shining a light on positive moments found in the midst the chaos. While the origins of the #PositiveThingsAbout2020 hashtag are not entirely clear, the tweets have provided a much needed moment of joy amongst the noise of social media. Here are some of the best...

From those appreciating having more time on their hands (which could be spent with family and loved ones)…

To the pets that have kept us company during these times…

Many are celebrating how good this year has been for the environment

While many are just thankful for the laughs

There have been plenty of feel-good moments

Here's to hoping we have many more positive moments during the second half of 2020.

Updated: August 2, 2020 07:14 PM

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