Need a little end-of-year reading? We’ve compiled our top ten most highly-trafficked Twitter stories of 2012, which includes a look at the top 10 most retweeted tweets of all time (with a brand-new number one), how Anonymous exposed pedophiles on Twitter, the first ever-live tweet commercial, social media statistics and facts and why buying Twitter followers is never a good idea.
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Whichever way you want to look at it, 2012 was a very big year.
The London Olympics, U.S. president election, Hurricane Sandy, Euro 2012 and the Super Bowl dominated news reportage worldwide. Of course, these events also trended globally on Twitter, which has quickly positioned itself as the online water cooler.
So what else were we talking about in 2012?
It’s the time of year for “year in review” reflections, and Twitter itself got us off to a solid start with their official look back at 2012.
Earlier this morning, we shared with you a handy tool for taking a graphical look at your own year on Twitter.
Now we’re turning to another big player to get a bird’s eye view (forgive us) of 2012 Twitter behavior: the entertainment industry.
Earlier today we looked at an infographic from Ignite Social Media that provided a detailed look at the state of social networking in 2012, including some interesting data about the fastest-growing platforms, which pegged Twitter right at the top of the pile.
Ignite have published all of their research that led to the creation of this visualization and it’s overwhelming in its detail. In this article we’ll take a closer look at the Twitter statistics, which includes search traffic, top countries and cities, gender and age demographics, and more.
Did you know that Twitter now has around half a billion registered profiles, with over 100 million in the USA alone?
What if I told that, collectively, Twitter users now send 175 million tweets every day? And that the most popular events on Twitter generate (literally) tens of thousands of tweets every second?