People using Twitter is not exactly news to stop the presses. And yet, the service has been on a tear since its inception six years ago.
That trend only continued this year, when it surpassed 500 million registered users (140 million are considered active). Usage records throughout the year seemed to fall almost as soon as they were set, but big moments included Spain's fourth goal in the Euro 2012 soccer final, Usain Bolt's gold medal win in the Olympic 200-meter sprint, Barack Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention, and his subsequent re-election. Parody accounts related … Read more