Best Of 2014: TWEETS

Is it any wonder we loved reading tweets in 2014? After all, the year was uniquely suited to this technology. Think about it:¬†From breaking news to philosophical musings, if you wanted to be “in the know,” there was only one place to turn: TWEETS.

Here’s a simple example of how tweets changed us — and challenged us — in 2014: There was this thing that happened, and everyone went crazy about it, and when we went on twitter, we could read everyone’s opinions, even a real-life movie star’s opinion, and after reading all those tweets, we went to bed.

That’s just one example of the power of tweets. There are countless others. For better or for worse, we are all seeing the world through “tweet-colored glasses” these days, and the only prescription is … more tweets! So let’s pause to celebrate the finest tweets of the year, in 140 characters or less.

Here are the TOP TEN TWEETS OF 2014:

10. Happy tweets

9. Angry tweets

8. Enraged tweets

7. Funny tweets


5. (TIE) Tweets that limn the full spectrum of human experience with sparkling wit and expert plotting / Dirty tweets

4. Weird tweets

3. Parody tweets

2. “Did you see the latest tweet? Oh man, I can’t even!”

1. Celebrity tweets