2011 has been a remarkable year from the global events that have gripped nations, to the local breaking news stories that have set our Twitter streams alight. Now more than ever, we rely on social media platforms to give us this news before the traditional channels, and to give us rolling insight and commentary as economic crises and political conflicts play out.
So, we teamed up with The Independent to find out who are the most influential non-celeb voices this year and to give them recognition for the engaging content they’ve shared with us this year.
The results are now in, and we’ve made a group of the winners:
To find out who are the winners across the seven different categories and how they were selected click here.