The most buzz-creating social events in the Year in Review. Also, you can see your own personal Year In Review – major events from your timeline – here.

· Top 5 trending events (US): Presidential election, Superbowl XLVI, Whitney Houston, Superstorm Sandy and London Olympics.

· Top 5 places check-in at (US): Times Square, Disneyland, AT&T Park, Yankee Stadium, and Rangers Ballpark.

· Top 5 sports trends (US): NY Giants, New England Patriots, Tim Tebow, London 2012 Olympics, and OKC (Oklahoma City Thunder)