2011 was a whirlwind year. And with the explosion of social media outlets like Twitter, it’s been exponentially easier for us to keep up with what’s been going on in the world. With everything from the Occupy Movement, to Osama bin Laden’s capture, to the passing of Apple’s leader, Steve Jobs, we’ve been able to stay informed and communicate with each other, down to the second. So as we begin a new year, what will we see when we look back on 2011? Here is 2011 in a nutshell in the words of Twitter, as well as what topics to expect in 2012.