This graphic on the top trends on Twitter in 2012 has been in the bookmarks for a few days.
Among the key points:
- Twitter grew to 500 million users – 140 million are active users
- 150 million Tweets were posted during the London Olympic games
- Barack Obama’s “4 more years” photo is now the most retweeted in history
- A quarter of all top trends were hash tags. The others were words, events or place names
- Revenue rose to $350 million