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The 'Social Numbers 2012' Infographic Examines the Year in Review

By: Jennifer Gosnell - Published: Dec 26, 2012 • References: pinfographics.org
The 'Social Numbers 2012' infographic takes a look at the year in terms of social media growth and major events and movements that shook the world. Notable examples include the growth of Pinterest, the Kony 2012 campaign, the acquisition of Instagram by Facebook, McKayla Maroney's #notimpressed hashtag on Twitter, Obama's reelection and finally the almost-apocalypse.

2012 was a big year around the world. It was a year of hope, tragedy, natural disaster and major development. For social media it was a big leap. Facebook hit well over a billion users and LinkedIn joined the big social media guns. The 'Social Numbers 2012' infographic is an interesting look back over a year that provided many ups and downs across the globe.