Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week

Todd Olmstead
August 11, 2012
Top 10 Twitter Pics of the Week
1. First Known Pic of Michael Phelps

1. First Known Pic of Michael Phelps

One Direction member Harry Styles tweeted this humorous photo of a very young Michael Phelps with the simple caption, “Genius.”

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Which photos on Twitter resonated with users the most this week? We've got the pics that rose above and captured the attention of people across the world.

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The Olympics have been popular on social media for several weeks now, and this week was no exception with many events in full swing. Most of the photos here have some sort of Olympics angle, whether it's British policemen having some fun, diver Tom Daley interacting with fans, or the Games seen through the eyes of one noteworthy cat. Outside of London, one stunning photo of flooding in the Philippines was particularly arresting.

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Not to be outdone, Harry Styles of British boy band One Direction makes not one but two appearances in our top 10. And with nearly 6,000,000 Twitter followers, we're not surprised.

Each week, we assemble the top 10 Twitter pics with the help of our partners at Skylines — a group that examines the most popular trends and photos online.

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