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Saudi hashtag ‘king fights corruption’ trends on Twitter after royal orders

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The hashtag in Saudi Arabia, “the king is fighting corruption,” became one of the highest worldwide trends on Twitter on Sunday morning, a few hours after an anti-corruption committee was formed by royal decree.

The hashtag has been used 536,000 times since the decree was announced and until now, making it the trendiest in the world, with users sharing images of the king and the crown prince.

The royal orders were widely accepted by Twitter users in Saudi Arabia. Other hashtags include “Decisive Salman” which has been used tens of thousands of times until now.