Hot Social Media Topics in 2011 [INFOGRAPHIC]

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This Flowtown infographic shows some of the hot social media topics in 2011. It features events that range from the Arab Spring to gamification, the IPOs of Pandora and LinkedIn, the Occupy Wall Street Movement and the onset of Google+.

The infographic shows a timeline of topics that either hit the spot or missed the mark. Social media blunders of 2011 included Kenneth Cole's Cairo tweet, Gilbert Gottfried's tsunami tweets and Anthony Wiener's unfortunate TwitPic.

Check out the full infographic below. What social media stories do you think were the most and least important of 2011?

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