Much has been made about Instagram’s soul-stealing Terms of Service update, but when it comes down to it, the pic-sharing service provided us with some tremendous moments in 2012. From severe freeze in Europe to Muslims journeying to Mecca to the Space Shuttle Endeavor flying to California, Instagram editors nailed it with their best pics of 2012.
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As for our favorite Instagram photo of 2012? Snoop Dog’s Thanksgiving: