Who Made It To The Headlines in 2012? New Poll by MapsofWorld

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MapsofWorld Launches 2012 NewsMakers – An Opportunity To Choose Those Who Made News in 2012.

Vote for top NewsMakers of 2012

Vote for top NewsMakers of 2012

pick favorite celebrities from various categories – politics, economy, sports, actors, actresses, social heroes, films, technology, viral celebs, and even the infamous ones.

2012 has been a very eventful year in many ways – from the Summer Olympics in London, to the discovery of the Higgs Boson particle, from the release of epic movies to the reorientation of the global economy, from Obama’s re-election to Aung San Suu Kyi’s popular comeback. “Who made it to the headlines?” That is the question MapsofWorld is asking its users. The new 2012 NewsMakers allows users to pick favorite celebrities from various categories – politics, economy, sports, actors, actresses, social heroes, films, technology, viral celebs, and even the infamous ones.

With characteristic focus on data and imagery, MapsofWorld brings users a short but succinct introduction to each of the news makers and celebrities. Users are then invited to vote for their choice and share it across Facebook or Twitter. Besides being great conversation starters, these posts are great for sharing with friends. MapsofWorld showcases the NewsMaker of the Day – the selection with most votes on any given day.

Mapsofworld.com is one of the world’s largest mapping and content portals and has been an important mapping research aid since 2003. The site has over 25 million map downloads to its credit and has drawn over 66 million visitors till date. Since 2011, MapsofWorld has introduced a series of features about topics of global or social concern.

About the company:

MapsofWorld.com is a multilingual portal offering high-quality maps and information across geographies and platforms. With special focus on educational content, the portal has thematic as well as interactive maps on all major platforms: Web, iPhone, iPad, iPod, and Android. World Atlas and World Quiz are two highly successful educational apps have been downloaded Other services offered are custom mapping, content digitization, and the online map store.

For more information, please contact:
social (at) mapsofworld (dot) com
MapXL Inc.
10 S. Third Street, Suite 310,
San Jose, CA 95113

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