The most important events in the world according to Twitter

One year on Twitter takes stock of the past year providing some very interesting data. Divided into five sections, the review of the most popular events on Twitter 2012 offers us a vision of what users have mostly followed, commented or retweeted.

Tweet d'oro:

Tweet the most popular that have generated the most Retweet year, the most honorable mentions for some tweet that drew attention around the world. Here are the first two:

tweet obama

President Obama says his re-election. Before going on stage to assert its election victory, President Obama has remarked on the success via Twitter. Within a few hours this Tweet has become both the most retweeted of 2012 and the most retweeted of always, posted by people over 200 countries of the world





twitter bieber avalanna

Justin Bieber says addio ad one sua fan.
Exactly, this time it is a serious Tweet, not such as the famous is simulated in which the theft of photos Justin Bieber naked of which we have discussed in this article.

This time Justin expresses his affection to Avalanna, suffering from a rare form of brain tumor, Avalanche Routh, 6 years, was a big fan of Justin Bieber and the pop star had always been close during the illness. When in September, is gone, Bieber has mentioned in a Tweet to which many, many respondents.


The pulse of the planet:

larger conversations year born around individual events that generate a large number of Tweet and Retweet. Here are the main cases of 2012 for which the world has found them to testify and discuss.

Summer Olympics. The Summer Olympics in London, durations 16 days, have given rise to 150 Tweet million. The closing ceremony (in particular the performance of the Spice Girls) scored the highest peak linked to the Games: more 116.000 Tweet minuto. The biggest races on the conversation came when the Jamaican Usain Bolt (@ UsainBolt), the most discussed athlete, won gold in the 200 meters (80.000 Tweet minuto).
Follow: U.S. elections, Mtv Video Music Awards, Super Bowl e Euro 2012

Solo su Twitter:

Moments of pleasure and pure and simple “fantasticità” (admitted that this exists) are what we call # onlyontwitter. These are examples of which are systematically Tweet been written on Twitter, and can be appreciated at anytime.

Live, from Mars. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory of NASA (@ NASAJPL) tweeted live while Curiosity PERFORMED the descent on the Red Planet. The team # JPL has shared with the world of Twitter updates directly from the control center from the spacecraft.

A huge storm from space. The International Space Station (ISS) recorded live images of Sandy that, along its path, ravaging the east coast of the United States. As they followed the storm from their vantage point, twittavano astronauts in the world images.


Trends are the topics for which we see notable spikes in conversations on Twitter. The Trends 2012 reveal what he has taken away our attention, rather than the terms consistently popular.

Here's an example:

Those who start conversations

Here are the hashtag most popular of the 2012:

  1. #nowplaying
  2. #oomf
  3. #Blessed
  4. #quote
  5. #LRT
  6. #health
  7. #News
  8. #followfriday
  9. #throwbackthursday
  10. #Shoutout
For a complete list see the page official twitter trends

New entries

Using this page, you can consult the list of famous people, Dal Papa a Pelé a psy, who began using Twitter in 2012

On the cue of what was done by Twitter to present the events of the 2012 most significant, Facebook has also created Facebook Stories 2012

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