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Twitter Looks Back At 2012

The social network has released it’s 'Year on Twitter' report, which is full of insights about major events, retweets, and trends.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on December 12, 2012.

Twitter has released insights about the year on an immersive site where you can learn about the most retweeted tweets (“Four more years”), the major events (Olympics, Superstorm Sandy, Election 2012), and the top trends in different topics.

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.

Twitter’s Year In Review

’2012 Year on Twitter’ splits the insights into different themes:

They’ve also partnered with Vizify so you can find out about your year on Twitter with a personalized visualization. Check out the video for the experience below:

2012 Year on Twitter

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Emma Hutchings is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. Emma is a Film Studies graduate and freelance writer based in the UK. Her favourite topics are film, tv & gaming.

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