Well, it absolutely was quite a year for social media. individuals posted near 500 million tweets per day, Ellen clicked a selfie, Queen of England photobombed a stranger and Kim Kardashian tried to break the web. unneeded to mention, plenty went down this year.
We are listing top 10 social media highlights of the year 2014.
1. ELLEN’S OSCAR SELFIE
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014
This image was taken by actor Bradley Cooper and featured a number of the world’s most recognised faces. The selfie clicked during this year’s Academy Awards enclosed meryl streep, Jennifer Lawrence, Brad Pitt and Kevin unconventional. it absolutely was retweeted on Twitter more than 2 million times by the time the ceremony was over, inflicting the microblogging web site to in short collapse.
This app’s sole operate was to send the user’s friends the word ‘yo’ as a text and audio notification. Since its release, Yo has been downloaded over three million times and has over 100 million Yo’s sent in one day. The app had managed to reached range 3 spot on the iOS App Store, however has been dropping ranks since. Yo went viral within days, inflicting the app to crash a number of times. Critics have shunned it as nonsensical, however, some say its simplicity is what created it super well-liked.
3. WHATSAPP BLUE TICKS
Few months back, WhatsApp additional an inessential feature within the type of blue check marks. These indicated that the recipient had read the message. Earlier, within the interest of privacy, WhatsApp additional the selection to hide the ‘last seen’ notification that informs the opposite party once that person was last available on the messaging platform. Same happened with the new ‘blue tick’ feature. the moment messaging app quickly did some damage-control and additional the choice to hide ‘Read Receipts’ feature.
4. STRANGER KISSING
First kisses are awkward. And scary. And uncomfortable. And if you’re lucky, it are often romantic enough to form your knees wobble. Los Angeles-based film maker Tatia Pilieva, together with Wren Studio, created a brief video by asking twenty strangers to kiss for the first time on camera. The result was a candid check out love, romance and chemistry. The sexy advert impressed lots of parodies.
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— Alex From Target Fan (@katyswiftgrimme) November 3, 2014
An Internet meme of a young Target worker bagging things took the online by storm. He became a viral sensation when thousands of teens tweeted a photograph of him acting at Target. a photograph of the handsome young man, that seems to possess been taken while not his consent, exploded on Twitter, prompting various publications from BuzzFeed to Washington Post to cover the Internet’s latest obsession.
6. KIM KIMKARDASHIAN’S ATTEMPT TO BREAK THE INTERNET
Paper magazine’s winter issue, with the cover shot of Kim Kardashian by Jean-Paul Goude, started out to #BreakTheInternet. She didn’t succeed, however she did have everybody talking regarding the revealing shoot.
7. CIA JOINS TWITTER
— FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) June 6, 2014
The Central intelligence agency created its Twitter debut on 6th june with this cheeky tweet. Their initial tweet was shared more than 50,000 times in its first hour.
8. MUTANT SPIDER DOG
This ‘spider dog’ is truly simply a cute very little pup wearing a spider costume. however attempt telling that to the poor victim of this terrifying prank. This Polish prank video leading a “mutant giant spider-dog” was the top trending video this year, in line with YouTube, that uses its own methodology mixing views, comments, shares and alternative activity to come back up with its annual rundown.
9. PEWDIEPIE – KING OF YOUTUBE
PewDiePie, a 25-year-old Swedish referred to as Felix Kjellberg whose channel is the most viewed on YouTube (with 32 million subscribers, and 4.6 million Twitter followers,) rose to prominence by commenting on video games as he plays them. He appeared on the broadcast South Park this year, while a june article within the Wall Street Journal prompt he was making $4 million a year from the adverts hooked up to his videos. he’s also said to be terribly influential , his videos regarding the Skate 3 game saw the 2010 title rise back to the highest 20.
10. KIM KARDASHIAN AND KANYE WEST WEDDING PICTURE
Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding photograph created Instagram history by attracting 2.4 million likes – the most ever received by the social media platform. Kim Kardashian, who has 22 million followers on the social networking website, announce the photograph of herself kissing new husband Kanye West ahead of their wall of flowers back in may. She captioned it with an easy diamond ring emoji.