2012 Year in Review: Beyonce’s Best Instagram Pics (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

This year, Beyonce Knowles embraced social media in a big way.

First, she released a seemingly endless reel of photos on her Tumblr, many of which featured intimate shots of herself, her husband, Jay-Z, and her daughter, Blue Ivy, born Jan. 7 in New York.

Then, toward the end of 2012, Knowles one-upped herself when she joined Instagram, allowing fans even more access to her insanely awesome and incredibly fashionable lifestyle.

It all began with a tongue-in-cheek photo in which Knowles, 31, pledged her support for President Barack Obama by wearing a “Texans for Obama” t-shirt. (Knowles, as fans will know, is from Houston.)

From there, she dazzled smartphone users with a myriad of fashion shoots, trips to see the Brooklyn Nets and, in one case, a sneak peek at her recording in the studio (!).

What greatness will Beyonce’s Instagram (@baddiebey) bring to us in the new year?

As we wait to find out, relive her 10 best Instagram photos from 2012, then share your favorites in the comments.

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