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Obama tops Twitter highlights for year 2012

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What made news in Twitter this year?

U.S. president Barack Obama's re-election topped the collection of Year 2012 Twitter ‘retweet’. The second most retweeted message of the year was the farewell sent by Justin Bieber as a tribute to a six-year-old fan after she died of brain cancer. Topics that prompted the "biggest conversations" at Twitter included the U.S. presidential election, the Summer Olympic Games, Superstorm Sandy and the death of singer Whitney Houston.AFP


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