The Women Who Tore Up Twitter in 2013

140 characters can go a long way.

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.

New Faces

4. Amanda Seyfried, with whom we totally agree.

5. Christina Ricca, who has great ideas.

Best Moments

2. The birth of royal baby Prince George:

3. Beyoncé's Super Bowl Halftime Show:


4. This reaction to the government shutdown:

5. Katy Perry and President Obama sharing this sweet moment about the Affordable Care Act:

6. Beyoncé winning life with the TOTALLY SHOCKING release of her new self-titled album:

Who to Follow in 2014: