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2016 represented in 12 vines

2016 has presented changes on politics, technology and successes: England vote the Brexit, Trump won the battle to Hillary; virtual reality depicted the Mobile World Congress, journalists got together to release the Panama Papers, and famous people such as David Bowie or Alan Rickman passed away.

Another app that said goodbye this year is Vine. This service was founded in 2012, offering a six second looping video that could be shared on Twitter and Facebook.

I’ve selected 12 incidents, one for each month of the year, with a video published on Vine to say bye to this year:

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Emotional tweets and tributes to Bowie’s death

David Bowie died on 10th January after an 18 months battle with cancer at 69.

Fans and celebrities have expressed their condolences through social media platforms under the hashtags #DavidBowie and #RIP. Below is a map with the number of tweets geolocated around the world using the hashtags mentioned above:

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