The top two Tweets that generated the most Retweets for the year, plus honorable mentions for a few other Tweets that caught attention around the world.
In 2012, everyone on Twitter brought us closer to moments and places that used to be far away or inaccessible: A Tweet from the bottom of the ocean. Tweets from Mars. An extraordinary view from space of Superstorm Sandy. A quiet backstage moment with a presidential candidate. All of these and millions of other such moments were ours to experience directly wherever we were, in the midst of work or play or travel.
The company has launched a special site to celebrate the year in tweets, where vsitors can explore some of Twitter’s newest celebrities and biggest topics of conversations. And, of course, there are also the Golden Tweets of 2012, the most popular tweets of the year.