The Most Important US Events Of 2014, According To Twitter

The top 10 US stories of 2014 were:

1. Ferguson
2. Midterms
3. Ebola
4. Israel
5. Iraq
6. Russia/Ukraine
7. Sterling/Clippers
8. Guns
9. Obamacare
10. Marijuana

Meaningless internet speculation aside, here is how 2014 progressed through the eyes of Twitter users

What is more interesting is that the top 2 most talked items were defined as such by Liberal Activists, where the topic dearest to Conseratives’ hearts, Guns, was only 8th in the combined ranking.

Which begs the question: while the media may or may not have a liberal bias, it does appear that the main talking points in at least media distribution outlet areset by those a liberal bent. Maybe simply because they have far more time to retweet and engage in meaningless Internet debate?

Meaningless internet speculation aside, here is how 2014 progressed through the eyes of Twitter users.

 

twitter headline news 2014
twitter headline news 2014