Pele vs Psy: Best Twitter pics of 2012

Just before Euro 2012 got underway in July, international soccer legend Pelé joined Twitter in June, taking questions from his legions of fans.


#VMARedCarpet PSY!! Dance for me, immediately.

Brynn Gingras Rollercoaster at sea

Between October 27 and November 1, people sent more than 20 million Tweets about Sandy’s impact and aftermath. When the power went out in much of New York City, mobile usage from people there more than doubled from the previous two days. Afterwards, people sought ways to help: Tweets mentioning the word “donate” reached a 180-day peak; the phrase “donate blood” a 365-day peak.


Four more years

Barack Obama @BarackObama

6 Nov:  810,000+ retweets; 300,000+ favorites


RIP Avalanna. i love you

Justin Biber @justinbieber

26 Sep:  220,000+ retweets; 100,000+ favorites


… NFL.. Fine me and use the money to pay the regular refs.

T J Lang @TJlang70

24 Sep:  98,000+ retweets; 28,000+ favorites


29 gold, 17 silver, 19 bronze - We finished 3rd in medal table after most successful Olympics for 104 years #OurGreatestTeam RT your support Team GB @TeamGB

12 Aug:  67,000+ retweets; 5,000+ favourites


…I would like to announce here: I, Koichi Yamadera, have married Ms. Rie Tanaka … I am really happy to have met such a great partner and have our lives come together. We made up our minds to respect each other, help each other and build a home full of smiles… Actor Kouichi Yamadera @yamachanoha
17 Jun: 68,000 retweets; 6,000 favorites

When actor Kouichi Yamadera announced in a Tweet that he registered for marriage with actress Rie Tanaka, it became the most retweeted message from Japan this year. Why? Both are prominent Japanese voice actors, famous for many of their anime roles.

Sunita Williams @Astro_Suni

Hope everyone is doing ok with the storm. Saw #Sandy on our flight path yesterday. From our vantage point #ISS


L2012 Pool Camera


Hey, I thought the #Synchro #Swimming hadn't started yet?


Clarence House


The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a baby


Nobukazu Kuriki @kurikiyama_EN

I've left 7500m camp for Everest summit push on 10:30pm JST. It's really cold, dark and like space. I can only see stars.



Lara Eakins @LaraEakins

Shuttle #Endeavour flying next to the UT Tower



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