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Most Popular Stories on Social Media 2013

Best of 2013: The Biggest Stories on Social Media

From Miley Cyrus to Cory Monteith, there were tons of celebrity stories that got our readers talking this year. We've rounded up all the news items that were trending on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram over the past 12 months. Unsurprisingly, big stories like Kate Middleton giving birth to Prince George and Reese Witherspoon's arrest garnered a lot of buzz, but other reports, like Jennifer Aniston's new look and the Glee cast's reunion after Cory Monteith's death, also got positive attention form social media fans. See where your favorite social story ranked, and be sure to check out more of our Best of 2013 coverage.

10. Miley Cyrus breaks down in tears at the iHeartRadio Festival after breaking up with Liam Hemsworth:

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Facebook and Twitter were abuzz when Miley shed tears on stage.

Keep reading for more of the biggest stories on social media.

9. Ellen DeGeneres couldn't keep her eyes off Katy Perry's cleavage at the 2013 Grammys:

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People on Reddit and Twitter found Ellen's reaction to Katy's cleavage hilarious.

8. Taylor Swift and Jon Bon Jovi sing "Livin' on a Prayer" with Prince William:

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This cute moment got a lot of love from fans on Pinterest, Facebook, and Twitter.

7. Robert Pattinson moves his stuff out of Kristen Stewart's home following their big breakup:

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Robert and Kristen's breakup was big news on Twitter.

6. Reese Witherspoon and Jim Toth both get arrested in Atlanta:

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Facebook fans wanted to know all about Reese's brush with the law.

5. Kim Kardashian and Kanye West welcome their daughter, North West:

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Following Prince George, North West was the most tweeted-about baby arrival among our readers.

4. The Glee cast reunites in LA following Cory Monteith's shocking death:

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Our readers on Twitter loved this heartwarming moment after Cory's tragedy.

3. Jennifer Aniston cuts off all her hair:

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Jennifer's new look was a win with our readers on Facebook.

2. Kate Middleton and Prince William introduce Prince George to the world:

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Prince George's arrival got everyone talking on Instagram, Pinterest, and Twitter.

1. Will Smith's family had a hilarious response to the 2013 MTV VMAs performances:

Source: MTV

This funny moment was our most popular story of the year on Facebook.

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