Top talkers of 2012

Updated
obama tweet
obama tweet

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.

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Top talkers of 2012

Updated