2012 was decidedly the most “social” year ever and we’re not just talking about cat memes. The most significant moments of the year could be tracked via hashtag #obama2012, #Sandy, and #PrayForNewtown, to name just a few. Barack Obama’s celebratory photo became the most retweeted post ever, even surpassing Justin Bieber. The election even won Facebook’s #1 spot for top trending events.
It was a big year for MSNBC in the social sphere as well. We joined the global living room, launching a brand new Facebook page, and have loved watching you discuss the moments and issues that were most important to you.
From Twitter to Tumblr, in shares and +1s, here is a look back at the stories that kept you talking this year.