The Women Who Tore Up Twitter in 2013
140 characters can go a long way.
By Rebecca Shapiro
For those who live their lives in 140 characters, join us for a look back at all the major moments on Twitter in 2013. The social media platform welcomed new faces, hosted real-time coverage of a filibuster fought in pink sneakers, and the release of Beyoncé's new self-titled album, which came out of NO WHERE. Check out our list of the best moments from the year past, and our picks of who to follow in the year ahead.
FLOTUS (@FLOTUS) November 21, 2013
3. Drew Barrymore, who we'd love to hear ramble.
Drew Barrymore (@DrewBarrymore) August 20, 2013
Amanda Seyfried (@AmandaSeyfried) April 7, 2013
Every place and every person should have a suggestion box. I have a lot of suggestions. christina ricci (@ChristinaRicci) August 30, 2013
Thanks to the powerful voices of thousands of Texans, #SB5 is dead. An incredible victory for Texas women and those who love them. Wendy Davis (@WendyDavisTexas) June 26, 2013
Dear @WendyDavisTexas- we are so grateful and proud. Side note: I just stood up for around 25 minutes and found it physically challenging. Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) June 26, 2013
Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge has been admitted to St. Marys Hospital, Paddington, London in the early stages of labour. Clarence House (@ClarenceHouse) July 22, 2013
Mr. Carter (@S_C_) February 4, 2013
Go call the po-lice, Go Call The Gu-vunah! Someone tell Congress to get to #WorkBxxCH Britney Spears (@britneyspears) October 2, 2013
"i was late for work today because of Beyoncé" Rossalyn Warren (@RossalynWarren) December 13, 2013
is santa beyonce? Erin Gloria Ryan (@morninggloria) December 13, 2013
Doing that thing where I repeatedly initiate a word count on my Microsoft Word file as a way of avoiding actually writing. Anna Holmes (@AnnaHolmes) November 15, 2013
I love you, quinoa. Julia Louis-Dreyfus (@OfficialJLD) August 28, 2013
MY DAD IS TRYING TO SING ALONG TO BLUE IVY'S PART PLEASE STOP Tavi Gevinson (@tavitulle) December 19, 2013
6,500 zombies on bikes just passed through our neighborhood in Key West. Do people who dress up have more fun? Judy Blume (@judyblume) October 21, 2013
Another reason to go to Hawaii MT: @AP: Hawaii Senate passes gay marriage, clearing islands to become a same-sex wedding destination Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinton) November 12, 2013
"Let's just de-camel toe this whole episode. Can we do that?" --me, just now, to our visual effects guy Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) December 17, 2013
I'm so irate at the "girls don't buy action figures" thing I just RT'd. It's such bullshit. I had tons of action figures when I was a kid. Amanda Hocking (@amanda_hocking) December 16, 2013
Someone told me I look like Louis from One Direction Maude Apatow (@maudeapatow) December 20, 2013