Top Tweets in 2011

Twitter compiles tweets that best reflect the year.
2:07 | 12/01/11

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And this one year ninety billion messages have been sent on Twitter the high octane social network connecting the world and the folks who run Twitter. Looked back to come up with the most extraordinary -- the one that tell the story of the year and ABC Cecilia Vega got an exclusive first look. It might seem impossible choosing the ten best stories from more than 250. Million -- today. But they did at Twitter looks out the window and there is -- and co-founder Jack Dorsey gave us a rare and exclusive look to show -- just how. Ten treats her forty characters a year's worth of news and 14100. Characters maybe as it. And at the top of the top ten list for Dorsey this one liner from an unsuspecting -- in Pakistan. Helicopter hovering above -- bottom -- at 1 AM is a rare event. The world's first clue that Osama bin Laden had been killed. The Japanese earthquake and tsunami made the list so did the clean up after the London riots and the Arab Spring marked by a three word rally cry welcome back Egypt's from a global moment to the -- of one life changed -- -- probably 06. -- homeless new Yorker tweeting looking for my daughter after an eleven -- search makes his -- on Twitter posting her name and photo. It only took one date for her to call and then -- reunion. NBA player Kevin Durant tweets he's bored during the lockout a group of Oklahoma State buddies invites him to a game of flag football to everyone's surprise he shows not. When technology is great. The reminds us of our humanness and it connects us and a very very human way. Sometimes it was as simple as connecting -- hungry man with a steak dinner he so craved when Peter statement jokingly asked Morton's steakhouse to deliver a Porter house Newark Airport is free dinner was there when he landed. It is the world we live in in 140. Characters or less Cecilia Vega ABC news San Francisco.

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