The State of Social Media in 2012 (INFOGRAPHIC)

The State of Social Media in 2012 (INFOGRAPHIC)
By Damon Berger
  • As we near the halfway point in 2012, perhaps it’s time to look back at some of the major stories, trends and developments in social media since the start of the year.

    Check out this neat infographic that highlights some of the biggest stories in social media, broken down month-by-month starting in January and ending in May.

    The infographic was created by NowSourcing, a social media firm based in Louisville, Ky.

    So what’s been your favorite social media story thus far in 2012?

    Was it Pintrest and how it’s helped reinvent how businesses use social media?

    Was it the creation of KONY, the most viral video of all time?

    Was it President Obama hosting the first all-virtual inverview with citizens on Google Plus?

    Was Facebook purchasing Instagram before launching it’s IPO that most attracted your attention?

    What do you think will be the next big story in social media? Let us know! We want to know your thoughts. Tweet at us @WhatsTrending or comment on our Facebook page!