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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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…