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Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers Hulu Posts Record Revenues In 2012, Hits 3 Million Subscribers

2012 is looking to be a stellar year for pretty much everybody who makes their livelihood on the Internet. The year has been especially kind to the folks at Hulu. The streaming service grew exponentially this year, and it looks …

Here Are The Top 20 Ads Of 2012 According To YouTube Here Are The Top 20 Ads Of 2012 According To YouTube
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In the strange world that we live in, people have come to like advertisements. Heck, we even look forward to them when it comes to the Super Bowl. That’s because advertisers are increasingly seeking to entertain as well as push …

Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development Mozilla Looks Back On A Year Of Open Web Development

2012 has been a momentous year for the Internet despite the best efforts of lawmakers and International groups to knock it down a peg. Google and Facebook have already looked back over the year, and have shared some stats on …

Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012 Apple Picks the Top Apps, Games, and More for 2012
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Apple has just put out their version of a year-in review list, called iTunes Best of 2012. In it, Apple makes its editorial picks for the top apps, games, music and movies of the year. This year, Action Movie FX …

Google Zeitgeist: Here Are The Top Searches Of 2012 Google Zeitgeist: Here Are The Top Searches Of 2012

It’s that time of year again. Google has updated its Zeitgeist site for 2012, looking at the most popular search trends of the year. The company has been doing this for 12 years. Google has added some bells and whistles …

Facebook Gives Users a Personal Year in Review Timeline Facebook Gives Users a Personal Year in Review Timeline

Want to take a trip through your top moments on Facebook this past year? Well, you’re in luck. Facebook has just unveiled their year-in-review materials, and one of them is a user-specific 2012 Timeline of top stories. Just log in …

Facebook’s Top Trends of 2012: Obama, Instagram, and The Hunger Games Facebook’s Top Trends of 2012: Obama, Instagram, and The Hunger Games

It’s that time of the year again – cold weather, warm drinks and lukewarm receptions at family gatherings. But the end of year also means something else: it’s time for all of the year-in-review lists to emerge. Today, it’s Facebook’s …

Bon Iver, One Direction Top Aussie Facebook Trends in 2012 Bon Iver, One Direction Top Aussie Facebook Trends in 2012

Like tons of other internet properties, Facebook is joining to party and slowly releasing its year-end data. Earlier this month, we learned that the number one Facebook game of 2012 was SongPop. Today, Facebook has released the top 2012 trends …

Twitter Unveils 2012 Year-in-Review Hub Twitter Unveils 2012 Year-in-Review Hub

As the year-end best-of lists continue to roll in, Twitter is making their foray in chronicling 2012 with an impressive new round-up site called “2012 Year on Twitter.” The site features a series of top metrics as well as more …

Best Google Doodles of 2011 Best Google Doodles of 2011
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When you think about it, Google Doodles are some of the most-viewed artwork around. The basic formula is simple: Take a significant event for the date in question and spell “Google” in an artistic but (mostly) still recognizable fashion. But …

Facebook’s Top Games of 2011

Facebook has just released their top 10 list for games, and it contains some surprises as well as some expected results. Most striking is the absence of social gaming powerhouse Zynga from the top two spots on the list. Zynga …

eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011 eBay’s Top Shopped List Reveals America’s Cultural Obsessions From 2011
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You can tell a lot about someone by how they shop. In that same vein, can you also tell a lot about a country by how they shop? eBay has issued their 3rd-annual “Top Shopped” report, where they analyze all …

YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year YouTube Rewind 2011: YouTube’s Most Popular Videos Of The Year

In what could provide the most enjoyable year-in-review experience around, YouTube has just announced their Rewind 2011, a trip down memory lane, feature everyone’s favorite (and possibly least-favorite) videos of the year. You could say that it was a pretty …

Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazon’s Overall Best-Seller of 2011 Steve Jobs Bio Is Amazon’s Overall Best-Seller of 2011
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Amazon has just released their list of the top 10 best-selling books of 2011, and it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone that Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” is number one. It had previously been announced that the Steve …

Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award Wendy’s Snatches The Golden Tweet Award

Twitter’s annual Year In Review rolled out in stages this year, first giving us the year in Twitter stories and following that up with stats about the new additions to the Twitter community as well as top hashtags, topics, and …

iTunes Rewind 2011: Apple Gives Us Their Best Music, Movies, and Apps of the Year iTunes Rewind 2011: Apple Gives Us Their Best Music, Movies, and Apps of the Year

Apple has dropped their submission into the crowded realm of year-end, best-of lists – and it’s called the App Store Rewind 2011. The App Store Rewind breaks down the year’s top performers into categories which include Music, Movies, TV, Apps, …

Twitter Helps Homeless Man Reconnect With His Daughter Twitter Helps Homeless Man Reconnect With His Daughter
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As December rolls on, we will undoubtedly be inundated with year-in-review materials – “top this” and “best of that.” Some of this is incredibly uninteresting, simply due to the fact that it feels so obligatory. But Twitter’s kick off to …

The Web’s Most, Biggest, Best, and Worst of 2007
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2007 was a frenzied year for all things digital, and could be marked as when the revolution really began to take hold. Social media took center stage, impacting everything from politics to major corporate maneuvers to raising awareness of social causes.

There were lawsuits, mysteries, legal abuses, policy shifts, embarrassments, scandals, oppressions, miscalculations, bubble discussions, and significant innovations. All and all, 2007 was a big year for anybody with a stake on the Net.

So, without further ado, we present the Most, the Biggest, the Best, and the Worst of 2007.