It’s hard to believe that there’s only two weeks left in the new year. Time sure flies! Seems like it was June just yesterday!
In the fashion of most things, people are pretty excited to keep moving forward and embrace the clean slate that is the new year. But not without taking some time to look back and reminisce about the past year first. Even popular websites, social networks and business get sucked into the frenzy of posting their own “Year in Review.” From Google’s Zeitgeist to Spotifiy’s Music of 2013, here are 10 ways to look back on the year 2013 without ever leaving your seat.
Facebook has unveiled a beautiful way to look back on this year with their new Facebook Stories page. It features a moving video of some noteworthy moments that the Facebook Crew thought were worth looking back on. Scrolling further down the page lets you view other “top moments” throughout the year 2013 such as the most talked about topics around the world and the top life events of the year.
Scrolling to the bottom lets you view your own personalized year in review based on your submitted updates, images and posts through out the year.
YouTube’s 2013 year in review channel goes out with a bang! Their featured video plays through a very unique mash up of popular songs, memes, video and popular YouTubers for the current year. It’s probably the most explosively exciting of all the items on this list -definitely worth checking out!
JoBlo.com and editor Nick Bosworth have released Final Cut 2013, a video that takes a beautifully sentimental look back on all the movies of 2013 –both blockbusters and indies. The clip is an 8 minute 30 second mashup up set to breathtaking music. It really turns our run of the mill movie-going into something artistically memorable.
Looking for a laugh? USA Today has an article reviewing the most awkward, cringe-worthy celebrity moments of 2013. From Miley Cyrus’ twerking, tongue wagging performance to Jack Nicholson’s Awkward attempt at hitting on J-Law, something will definitely catch your eye and bring a smile to your face. After all, they’re human just like we are and there’s 13 awkward moments on this list to prove it!
What was the most streamed song in 2013? Which Artists topped the Global charts? Take a scrolling trip with Spotify as they review their site’s monumental moments as well as the most popular music and artists of 2013.
Tumblr’s year in review features the most popular re-blogs from 2013. Categories range from gaming posts, televisions post and popular YouTubers to pixel art and prettiest colors. If you’re a big fan of Tumblr, this will be heaven for you. There are already thousands of re-blogs on their year in review page. Will you join the ranks?
Yahoo’s review of the year 2013 allows readers to look back on the most popular news articles & stories of the year. You can view the most popular searches of the year, news events that divided or united us, the most popular viral photos and memes and lots more.
“Zeitgeist” means “the spirit of the times,” and this spirit can be seen through the aggregation of millions of search queries Google receives every day. Google’s annual Zeitgeist report reveals what captured the world’s attention in the past year as seen through search. You can also view past Zeitgeist reports for previous years on the same page.
Look back on all the movie related moments of 2013 such as the top 10 stars, top 10 movies & TV shows, Favorite photos from the past year and lots more.
View the most popular tweets of 2013! From breaking news headlines & photos, to popular music and television. There’s also a special section for the best Tweets of the year.