Here’s a Timeline of Brands Scoring Big in Social Media in 2014

'Twas the year of bacon-scented alarms and tweeting mittens

It's been quite a year for brands in social media, highlighted by the World Cup instead of the Super Bowl for a change as Nike, Beats by Dre and McDonald's scored goals aplenty last summer.

@Chris_Heine Christopher Heine is a New York-based editor and writer.