Web Coolness: 2012 in review, social media predictions for 2013, and the coolest tech of the year

Here are a few links we’ve enjoyed reading this week. We hope you like them too! 

Gangnam Style and funny cat pictures (shocking) prevailed as the biggest memes of 2012

We love these photo project ideas for starting off the year on a visually stunning note. 

You’d think that the Facebook snafu around posting private messages would be completely resolved, but the problem struck again on New Year’s Eve with its Midnight Delivery Service

We’re inspired by this post on how blind people use Instagram

Will smartphone separation rules in companies be a trend for 2013?

Smart watches are on the horizon. Cool.

Five social media trends predicted for 2013.

None other than Bono signs the praises of technology and the good it can do in the world. Inspiring. [via rana diorio]

It’s fun reading Google’s highlights of 2012 in this genius video montage, and while you’re there, you can post your 2013 resolution on this engaging map.

Vote for your favorite companies and services in TechCrunch’s annual Crunchies awards. You’ll recognize quite a few Cool Mom Tech picks in there!

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