Looking Back on 2014

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Happy Monday, everyone! It’s our last working day of 2014, and it’s about that time when all the big networks release their 2014 recap content. From silly to cheesy to thought-provoking, we love ’em all. Here are a few favourites!


Predictably cheesy and #inspirational, in a lovable sort of way.



Twitter built a page of interactive “bubbles” grouped around the year’s most popular topics and influencers.

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As they did last year and the year before, YouTube got together the faces of some of their most watched channels to create a video tribute to the year’s most viral content.


The folks at Tumblr generated a beautiful landing page populated with the most popular tags and posts of 2014.

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Check out their interactive guide to 2014 in popular music.

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[Bonus] DJ Earworm:

DJ Earworm supplied the track for the YouTube Rewind embedded above – he also creates insanely catchy mashups for his YouTube channel. His annual “United States of Pop” mashup is a guilty pleasure of mine… check out this year’s one below.

Published by Ross

Ross grew up on the wrong side of the Jukskei. He studied at Vega and was awarded the Top Student prize at his graduation. After working as a freelancer for four years, he founded Nicework with Ben Vorster. He has a penchant for Scandinavian wood furniture and really nice shirts. He is open to bribery- all iPads are welcome. He also likes chocolate cake and is happily married.

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