The second season of the highly buzzed-about Netflix original show “13 Reasons Why” finally premiered on Friday, May 18, and quickly sparked conversation on social media.

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Since its release date announcement, the show’s second season has garnered over 1.2 million tweets, with the most tweeted-about characters being Hannah, Alex, Clay, Tony, and Justin.

Ahead of the season premiere, the cast of “13 Reasons Why” eagerly shared their excitement for the new season on Twitter.

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The second season of “13 Reasons Why” will pick up right after Hannah’s death and will see the characters journey towards healing and recovery. The show has also added seven new actors: Anne Winters, Bryce Cass, Chelsea Alden, Allison Miller, Samantha Logan, Kelli O’Hara and Ben Lawson.

As the high school prepares to go to trial against the Baker family, the truth surrounding Hannah’s death is itching to come out, while a stack of polaroids leads Clay and the rest of the gang to discover the secret and what was covering it up.

People quickly took to social media to express their excitement immediately after the second season dropped.

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Before binge-watching the episodes, take a look at what’s in store for season 2 in the trailer below:

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