The top Twitter hashtags and Facebook topics of 2011

A look at what we spent our time talking and tweeting about this year.

Between Charlie Sheen’s #winning and the Royal Wedding to the Egyptian revolution and the wrath of Mother Nature, people worldwide had a lot to talk about this year.

In true year-end style, Twitter compiled a list of its top hashtags of the year, which included historical moments, pop culture and Twitter-only memes. Facebook compiled a similar list of its top global topics as well. Take a look at what people talked and tweeted about most in 2011:

Twitter’s top hashtags:

1. #egypt

2. #tigerblood

3. #threewordstoliveby

4. #idontunderstandwhy

5. #japan

6. #improudtosay

7. #superbowl

8. #jan25

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