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2014 - The Year That Was - In 10 Tweets

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1.

Most retweeted Tweet of 2014
(3,366,279 Retweets)

Selfie taken by Bradley Cooper including a who’s who of A-listers at the Academy Awards: Meryl Streep, DeGeneres, Brad Pitt, Kevin Spacey, Julia Roberts, Angelina Jolie and Lupita N’yongo.

If only Bradley’s arm was longer. Best photo ever. #oscars pic.twitter.com/C9U5NOtGap
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) March 3, 2014

2.

MH370 disappeared on 8 March 2014 with 239 people on board and has yet to be found.

The internet reminds us how small the world is, but a missing Malaysia Airlines plane shows us how big this planet can be. #PrayForMH370
— Reuben W.J Kang (@reubenkang) March 8, 2014

3.

The Central Intelligence Agency joined Twitter. To celebrate their 1 month Twitterversary they answered some FAQs.

No, we don’t know where Tupac is. #twitterversary
— CIA (@CIA) July 7, 2014

4.

Soccer giants and World Cup 2014 hosts Brazil nightmare 7-1 loss against Germany.

Wow wow wow this is crazy. Whens #BRA going to turn up. I know predict a few red cards now @FIFAWorldCup pic.twitter.com/jXoSE5Ttla
— Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) July 8, 2014

5.

Sad death of much loved actor
Robin Williams.

Genie, you’re free. pic.twitter.com/WjA9QuuldD
— The Academy (@TheAcademy) August 12, 2014

6.

Protests began in Ferguson the day following fatal shooting of
Michael Brown.

USA doesn’t comply with law that requires reporting on police use of deadly force http://t.co/DQ4hmsGY6K #Ferguson pic.twitter.com/NTQZv7n0hy
— Human Rights Watch (@hrw) August 13, 2014

7.

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge goes viral on social media attracting more than 2.5 million videos.

Brrr! I dumped ice water on my head to raise awareness for ALS. Over to you, @ryanseacrest, @elonmusk, and @TEDchris http://t.co/ZzqmhkGbMS
— Bill Gates (@BillGates) August 15, 2014

8.

Scotland votes no in the Scottish Independence Referendum choosing to remain part of the United Kingdom.

Scotland will remain part of United Kingdom following historic referendum vote. http://t.co/AcC9ehdG9n #indyref
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) September 19, 2014

9.

A man was diagnosed with Ebola in the USA in October after reaching epidemic proportions in parts of West Africa in 2014.

#BREAKING: 1st diagnosed case of #Ebola in the U.S. confirmed. CDC press conference at 5:30 pm http://t.co/t8DihVMOIn pic.twitter.com/FlEwS30UQ1
— CNN (@CNN) September 30, 2014

10.

The ESA makes space history as scientists successfully land
the Philae probe on the surface
of a comet.

It’s me… landing on a comet & feeling good! MT @ESA_Rosetta: I see you too! #CometLanding pic.twitter.com/DjU0J1Ey4H
— Philae Lander (@Philae2014) November 12, 2014

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