The year 2017 came to an end. The top four dictionaries of English language that we follow have declared their chosen word of the year which were used a lot in 2017. Oxford Dictionaries declared ‘Youthquake’ as its word of the year for 2017. Cambridge Dictionary declared ‘Populism’ as its word of the year for 2017. Merriam-Webster Dictionary declared ‘Feminism’ as its word of the year for 2017. Collins Dictionary declared ‘Fake news’ as its word of the year for 2017.
To conclude our presentation of ‘2013 Year in Review’ on our blog, we give you a selection of amazing, surprising, shocking and entertaining pictures and stories that caught our attention on Yahoo’s Rewind 2013.
A polar vortex is a large pocket of very cold air, typically the coldest air in the Northern hemisphere, which sits over the polar region during the winter season. President Obama’s Science and Technology Advisor, Dr John Holdren, explains the polar vortex in 2 minutes in a video.
David Eaves posted an infographic, The State of Social Media 2013, on his infographic design site Infographic Promotion on December 24, 2013. In case you got lost in the details of 2013, David Eaves laid out all the notable moments of the year, month by month, in this handy infographic.
As 2013 comes to a close, the Pinterest Blog created a board, Top Pins of 2013, on Pinterest to share some of the top Pins from 2013. These were Pinner favorites, from the top tattoos and tech trends to the cutest critters. Check out the popular Pins that took the world by storm this year!
On December 17, 2013, Google released their annual year-end Zeitgeist report. Zeitgeist 2013 includes a video overview of the search trends in 2013 and the year’s top 100 searches. The Nelson Mandela and the Boston bombing dominated various lists alongside the search for “What is twerking?”
On December 17, 2013, Google released their annual year-end Zeitgeist (spirit of the times) report, top trending and search lists of the year from 72 countries. Zeitgeist 2013 includes a video overview of the search trends in 2013 and the year’s top 100 searches.
Like last year, Facebook launched its Your 2013 Year in Review feature which is a collection of your twenty biggest moments on Facebook from the year 2013, including life events, popular posts you have shared and posts your friends have tagged you in.