Twitter Releases Top Trends & Topics of 2012
Is it surprising that President Obama and Justin Bieber‘s tweets were the two most retweeted this year? Here are some of the most fascinating Twitter statistics of 2012. You can check out your statistics for the year too by using Vizify!
Trending Topics of 2012
These are the most talked about topics in music and television this year. To view the full list, click here.
- rick ross 1. family guy
- #hiphop 2. #bb14
- trey songz 3. american dad
- nicki minaj 4. hey arnold
- #musicmonday 5. american idol
- kendrick lamar 6. pretty little liars
- chris brown 7. 106 & park
- coachella 8. SNL
- big sean 9. fresh prince
- r&b 10. boy meets world
Celebrities New to Twitter in 2012
These are just a couple celebrities that joined Twitter this year, click here for more.
The Biggest Conversations of 2012
Olympics, James Cameron and the Election were just a few of the biggest conversations this year. To see the full list, click here.
- The 16-day Summer Olympics in London accumulated 150 million tweets
- The closing ceremony, mainly the Spice Girls performance, gained over 116,000 tweets per minute
- The most talked about athlete of the games and event was when Jamaica’s Usain Bolt won gold in the 200m sprint 80,000 Tweets per minute
- 52 million votes were cast via Tweets for the “Most Sharable Video” for this year’s MTV Video Music Awards
- The show itself generated 14.7 million tweets
- The most talked about moment was when One Direction won Best Pop Video with 98,307 tweets per minute
- Taylor Swift’s performance was the night’s second biggest moment, generating 86,275 tweets per minute
Only on Twitter in 2012
There were some awesome moments this year that can only gain interest by posting them on Twitter. Here’s the tweets of Rover touching down on Mars and a photo of how close an Olympic swim race really was. Take a look at the full list here.
The Most Retweeted Tweets of 2012
President Barack Obama holds the record for the most retweet tweet of all time with over 810,000 retweets and 300,000 favorites.
Four more years. — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 7, 2012
Justin Bieber’s wifey Avalanna Routh passed away earlier this year and Justin’s goodbye tweet to her on September 26 has over 220,000 retweets and 100,000 favorites. See the rest of the “Golden Tweets” here.
RIP Avalanna. i love you — Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) September 26, 2012