Lea Michele, Paul Walker on top of Twitter's most popular tweets of 2013

Worldwide popular social networking site Twitter released today the most popular tweets of 2013. This year's most-retweeted Tweets showed the world coming together to share in loss, love, and celebration tagged as Golden Tweets of the year. Lea Michele's short note on Twitter for Cory Monteith's death and Paul Walker's death last November are the most retweeted story for 2013.

Popular Tweets 2013

Glee star Lea Michele made her first public comment about the loss of her co-star and partner Cory Monteith with this Twitter tribute. At its peak, her Tweet was shared 408,266 times as fans around the world mourned with her.

Another significant moment was the November death of actor Paul Walker. The statement from his staff announcing the news was retweeted 400,367 times.

Behind-the-scenes perspectives and personal updates from members of One Direction were widely shared by fans around the world.

Last year, Barack Obama's tweet about his victory is considered as most retweeted tweet for 2012. It also holds the record of most retweeted tweet of all time.

Tweets about #SuperBowl, #RoyalBaby, #SFBatkid, #Oscars and #BostonMarathon are among the top hashtags for this year. Uncover the most popular Tweets as Twitter create a site for you browse the best and trending stories of 2013 here.

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