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Explore Twitter's Year in Review on Interactive Microsite

  |  December 17, 2013   |  Comments

What do the World Series, the Royal Baby, and actress Lea Michelle have in common? They were all the center of this year's most popular and trending tweets.

The end of the year is a time to reflect, and that’s just what Twitter did with its look back on the tweets that told the stories of 2013. With its interactive widget at 2013.Twitter.com, you can explore popular moments in news, sports and entertainment over the past year.

Explore trends month-by-month, like January’s most talked about events, which included the helicopter crash in London, shown here: 

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And relive your glory moments in sports, here (go Sox!):

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Or peruse the entertainment category to see big tweets from Beyonce and more: 

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But you can find some of the most interesting tweets in the showcase area, where tweets have been hand picked by publishers, including some of the coolest landscape shots out there in the “public lands” section:

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You may have received an email from Twitter earlier this week that compiled some of the more popular hashtags from 2013, including #BostonMarathon and #RoyalBaby, sharing them through one of its latest features, custom timelines

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And what about the most-retweeted sentiments of 2013? Those included tweets from actress Lea Michelle on the death of her boyfriend, actor Cory Monteith, and a tweet from actor Paul Walker’s account, announcing his recent passing.

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You can also check out our coverage of Twitter trends from 2012 and 2011.

This article was originally published on Search Engine Watch.

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