Facebook – 2013 Year in Review
Facebook Stories is a site dedicated to sharing some of the most extraordinary, quirky and thought-provoking stories and ideas from Facebook’s community.
On December 9, 2013, they shared a link on Facebook Stories Page:
2013 – A Year in Review
Today, we’re taking a look back at the people, moments and places around the world that mattered most on Facebook in 2013.
2013 Year in Review
Facebook Data Editor, Robert D’Onofrio, provided more information and methodology in Newsroom that gives us Facebook’s latest news, announcements and media resources.
Facebook analyzed the past year’s worth of conversations happening all over Facebook that offer a unique snapshot of the world to reveal the top global trends of 2013:
Top Life Events
Check out the life events people added to their Timeline most frequently in 2013.
- Added a relationship, got engaged or got married
- Ended a relationship
- First met a friend
- Added a family member, expecting a baby or had a baby
- Got a pet
- Lost a loved one
- Got a piercing
- Quit a habit
Top Check-Ins Around The World
Explore the places around the world with the most check-ins (excluding transportation hubs).
Disney parks in China, France, Japan, and the US winning the top check-in locations for those countries.
Most Talked About Topics
Take a look at the most mentioned people and events of 2013, which point to some of the most popular topics around the world.
Pope Francis was the most talked about topic around the world ahead of worldwide elections and the Royal Baby.
Most talked about topics worldwide for 2013:
- Pope Francis
- Royal Baby
- Margaret Thatcher
- Harlem Shake
- Miley Cyrus
- Boston Marathon
- Tour de France
- Nelson Mandela
Most talked about topics in India for 2013:
- Narendra Modi
- Sachin Tendulkar
- Raghuram Rajan
The US Year in Review
In addition to global data, Facebook also curated lists about activity on Facebook specific to the US.
- Most Talked About Topics in the US.
The Super Bowl led this list, followed by Government Shutdown, Boston Marathon, Syria Crisis and Harlem Shake.
- Most Talked About By Topic in the US.
- Top Check-Ins in the US.
- Top Life Events in the US.
Your 2013 Year in Review
Last but not least, you can also look back your own biggest moments of the year, including life events and popular posts you’ve shared.
This personalized look back also includes the option to see highlights and popular posts by friends.
Read more about these in our next two posts.
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Tweets from the best of Twitter in the year 2013
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