Psy's hit "Gentleman" was the most viewed video of 2013. (KOREA.NET - Official page of the Republic of Korea / Flickr)
Pop singer Psy had a big hit with “Gentleman”; the video went viral and became YouTube’s most watched video of 2013. (KOREA.NET – Official page of the Republic of Korea / Flickr)

Was 2013 the year of social media? Sure. What was once a novelty pastime has morphed into a dominant and powerful means of communication.

To celebrate its rise, Infographic Promotion, a design agency in the United Kingdom, has produced — what else? — an infographic to illustrate the seminal social media events of the year. It’s handily laid out by month, in case you forgot what happened when:

The State of Social Media 2013 The State of Social Media 2013 by Infographic Promotion

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