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16 Tweets That Will Forever Define 2014

This year, some moments were heartwarming, some were hilarious, and some made you think "WTF?!" No matter what you felt in 2014, chances are Twitter was probably there to capture it perfectly. Read on for the tweets that will forever define 2014.

The "golden tweet," aka the most retweeted tweet of the year, goes to Ellen DeGeneres's epic selfie.

Pharrell Williams's hat stole the show on music's biggest night.

Things you can't unsee.

When the Internet shed a collective tear.

Tim Howard, US Men's National Team goalie and World Cup MVP (in our hearts, anyway).

Best first tweet of all time?

CANADA. #WeAreWinter may be the cutest call to arms in celebration of bad weather, ever.

While many critics claimed the hashtag did nothing to actually save the girls, no one can deny that this viral tweet raised a lot of awareness for the campaign.

One Direction's Niall Horan made fangirls cry ALL THE TEARS.

German forward Lukas Podolski after a sweet, sweet victory.

German astronaut Alexander Gerst's bird's-eye view of Gaza went viral.

Hermione's, er, Emma Watson's campaign for female empowerment rallied the support of celebrities round the world.


OH SNAP. That time former Madam Secretary fired back.

Humans landed a probe on a comet for the first time!

The devastating news from Ferguson, MO, riled up a nation.

The people fighting Ebola were Time's person of the year.

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