2013 in review: Major social media sites reveal most viral content

I don’t know about you, but 2013 sure flew on my end!

Once again, this year did not go against the established order. It was full of viral stories and trends. Some will be remembered fondly, while others, well, we could have done without.

Discover which events took the world by storm, as reported by some of the social media giants.

Facebook: “A look back at the people, moments and places that mattered most”

Google Zeitgest: Top global search trends

Top global searches Google 2013

Twitter: Most popular Tweets 

Popular tweets 2013

Yahoo: Top searches and most viral Tumblr blogs / trends

Yahoo year in review

YouTube: Most viral videos and ads

Social Media Slant: Most popular articles

Even though Social Media Slant is only eight months old, the blog has already received 43,000 visits from the four corners of the world, including the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, Australia, France, and the Netherlands.

Ten articles in particular have attracted 35% of this traffic. Here they are below:

Some social media stats

Little Big eBook on Social Media Audiences

A genuine breath of fresh air in the stuffy atmosphere of me-too books written by social media practitioners who, frankly, have forgotten the most important element of all: people. – Suzan St Maur, author & founder of HowToWriteBetter.net

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