matt stopera*Trying to rack your brain as to what the hottest web/tech stories of 2012 were and what the hottest stories of 2013 will be?

Well, rack thy brain no more.  Matt Stopera, senior editor at Buzzfeed stopped by the “Today Show” to showcase the best web/tech of 2012 and preview what to watch out for in 2013.

Check out the video below which contains these highlights:

    – Barack Obama set a record for the most retweeted tweet on election night

    – Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are rivaling for most Twitter followers holding at 32M each

    – Twitter “Comeback of the year” goes to 90s talk show host, Sally Jessy Raphael

    – Instagram will continue to dominate fans of photos in 2013

    – Snapchat and Facebook’s Poke will battle it out in 2013

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Props to Larry Buford and Haasan Morse for hipping us to this story.