It’s that time of year again. Yes, yes, the holidays. But in addition to garlands and lights, lists of highlights from the previous 12 months abound.
The micro-blogging site also shows us which 2013 tweets got the most retweets. Not surprisingly, they all fall into the celebrity category.
Twitter said “Glee” star Lea Michele‘s first public comment about the death of her boyfriend and costar Cory Monteith garnered the most retweets – peaking at 408,266 shares (the tweet now shows 395,170 retweets).
Thank you all for helping me through this time with your enormous love & support. Cory will forever be in my heart. pic.twitter.com/XVlZnh9vOc
— Lea Michele (@msleamichele) July 29, 2013
Next comes a tweet announcing the death of actor Paul Walker with 400,367 retweets, followed by One Direction band member Niall Horan’s tweet about his 20th birthday, which currently shows 367,307 retweets.
Those are pretty impressive numbers, but they didn’t beat 2012’s winner – a @BarackObama post-reelection tweet showing the president hugging his wife.