On the 17th of August, Indonesians celebrate the country’s Independence day. Now, it is basically an independence day tradition to celebrate through local neighborhood parties and games such as pole climbing (panjat pinang), eating contests (makan kerupuk), sack racing (balap karung) and other fun games. Every year, the locals like to participate in these various games that take place in their neighborhoods and apparently this tradition inspired some on twitter to celebrate independence day with the hashtag #Recehkan17an filled with funny jokes. We took the liberty in monitoring this hashtag and what people are posting from August 17th up until August 19th. Here are some of the funniest and the most viral tweets that we found;
With 886 Posts #Recehkan17an generated 30K buzz in total and 34K engagements. This hashtag is performing quite well on Twitter, with 325K viral reach and 4 Millions in potential reach. We can conclude that lot of Netizens really like to joke around, sometimes sarcastic, other times playful and flirtatious jokes, even puns! Twitter is a great platform to share your thoughts and project your sense of humor to your peers or following, we couldn’t help but laugh seeing these local independence day bits either!