Social media has really become the norm across the globe from the internet, texting, facebook, instagram and the list goes on!

As we come to the end of 2012 and take a look back at this year of surprises, there were a lot of people in the news from entertainers, politicians, reality TV folk (I just can’t call them stars I’m sorry), athletes and much more.

But who was the most popular person on social media in 2012 based on the number of people that did a search on their name? I have listed three individuals below, one of which is the most searched person of 2012, and do you know who it is?

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