The hashtag #TCOT has been discussed about a lot recently in Twitter. If you are not aware of what is this hashtag refers to, TCOT stands for Top Conservative On Twitter. When people use this term in hashtag form, it provides a way for conservatives in particular and republicans in general to locate and follow tweets of their like minded people from across the globe. #TCOT was founded by tea party leader Michael Patrick Leahy and it quickly became a force to be quantifies within twitter stream world. TCOT is also a reference to an influential list of top conservatives, that is maintained by twitter under the website Top Conservatives On Twitter. This website provides an overview of famous conservative twitter users ordered by the total number of followers. This website also rely upon the cleverness and initiative of #TCOT twitter feed readers and report bloggers and columnists for more content. The conservative list will start from the top of GOP politicians to right-leaning journalists. According to google, #TCOT started appearing around end of 2008.
By the time since then, this TCOT hashtag become a bit of rallying point for conservation in twitter because the TCOT members on Top Conservatives on Twitter list were involved in grassroot movement as well as they worked in collaboration of each other. It was reported that members of TCOT should not take part in any publication promotional profile or any campaign profile.
The TCOT report relies upon nationwide network of conservative activists who use twitter and are members of top conservatives on twitter. As of now, the number one slot is occupied by US President Donald J. Trump, who is followed by the white house press secretary Sarah Sanders, talk show host Sean Hannity, Ben Carson secretary of Housing and Urban Development, USA and Kellyanne Conway. Many conservative twitter users will tag their twitter posts with #TCOT, ensuring that people who are keenly interested to take part in politics find their tweets easily.
Ever since advent of #TCOT, it was exploded in popularity and remained common use to this day. Apparently, there is an progressive version of this hashtag known as #P2 created by tweet progress to bring up progressiveness together on twitter and provide alternative to the #TCOT crowd.