Whichever way you want to look at it, 2012 was a very big year.
The London Olympics, U.S. president election, Hurricane Sandy, Euro 2012 and the Super Bowl dominated news reportage worldwide. Of course, these events also trended globally on Twitter, which has quickly positioned itself as the online water cooler.
So what else were we talking about in 2012?
This infographic from those nice people at HootSuite takes a look at what trended on Twitter in 2012 in tech, world news, music and sport, and also provides an overall top ten.