Winter Wonderland Darlene Love
It's safe to say that 2014 has been a manic year. Kim Kardashian's nude photoshoot, the World Cup and George Clooney finally getting married were just some of the topics that set our tongues wagging and sent social media into meltdown! Let's look back at the BIGGEST moments on Twitter and beyond!
Our jaws dropped to the floor when Hollywood’s most powerful couple Brangelina finally tied the knot after a whopping 10 years together. The couple became the talk of the net when they said ‘I do’ in front of close family and friends with over 27,000 tweets being record on Backtweets.
Queen Bey may appear to have the picture perfect life but a viral video showing CCTV footage of her husband Jay being physically attacked by her sister Solange sent shockwaves across social media and the news bringing about speculation as to what the in-laws could have been fighting about! Either way it set tongues wagging with 36,000 tweets being recorded by Backtweets.
A smug grin will always be what the world remembers about Justin Bieber’s very first mug shot. The teen heartthrob was the talk of Twitter after his humorous photo was plastered over the internet following his arrest for a DUI and reckless driving in January. Backtweets reports there were over 50,000 archived tweets for the phrase "Justin Bieber Arrested" and nearly 30,000 for the phrase "Justin Bieber DUI".
Tinsletown was left fearing over their privacy when thousands of images hacked from the iCloud accounts of the A-list were leaked online. Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Cara Delevingne were just some of the stars who had naughty pictures exposed sending Twitter into a frenzy. According to Backtweets there were 74,300 archived tweets with the phrases "Celebrity Nude Photo Leak".
She may be known for flaunting her curvaceous figure in a series of risqué outfits, but Kim Kardashian sent social media into meltdown when she bared all in a nude photo shoot for Paper magazine. Pictures of the ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ star resting a champagne glass on her pert derriere went viral on the internet whilst numerous meme and spoofs continued to make headlines. According to Backtweets "#breaktheinternet" was used 98,000 times.
Kim and Kanye almost held the title for most lavish wedding of the year until George and Amal Clooney pulled out all the stops for their nuptials in Venice Italy. An A-list celebrity guest list jetted to the venue in speedboats to watch the world’s most eligible bachelor tie the knot to his gorgeous barrister fiancé. According to Backtweets there are 113,000 containing the words "George Clooney Wedding".
Jamie Dornan set both the internet and the hearts of die hard 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' fans alight when the steamy movie trailer for E.L. James’ sexy novel was unveiled online. According to Backtweets there were over 150,000 archived tweets containing the hashtag "Fifty Shades".
Britain celebrated news that the Prince William and Kate Middleton would be giving their son George, a sibling in the New Year following an official announcement from Clarence House. The royals quickly became a topic of interest around the world, with Backtweets recording 199,999 tweets with the words "Duchess of Cambridge Second Child".
Twitter was flooded with tributes from friends, family and fans after news broke that Robin Williams had died aged 63 after a tragic suicide. Whether it was meme's with some of his best quote, or memories from those that knew him, Twitter users flocked to the social media site to pay their respects. The hashtag #RIPRobinWilliams garnered approximately 268,000 tweets according to Backtweets.
The world’s most lavish couple didn’t disappoint when it came to their opulent nuptials in June after keeping the details of their Florence wedding top secret for months! A picture of the couple's first smooch as man and wife became an internet sensation with a record breaking 2.4 million likes on Instagram - the highest ever recorded on the site! That must have been one great smacker!
The world came together to watch the biggest international football tournament in which Germany come out victorious. A-listers including Rihanna were captivated by the games and even took to twitter to give their own running commentary. According to Backtweets there were over 15 million archived tweets containing "2014 World Cup."