Facebook Releases 2013 Year in Review


Facebook has released a review of the top posts and global tropics review for 2013. The word ‘Election’ for example, appeared in multiple languages, and was the second most mentioned term on Facebook worldwide in 2013.

Here are the key trends:

Top Life Events

  1. Added a relationship, got engaged or got married
  2. Traveled
  3. Moved
  4. Ended a relationship
  5. First met a friend
  6. Added a family member, expecting a baby or had a baby
  7. Got a pet
  8. Lost a loved one
  9. Got a piercing
  10. Quit a habit

Top Check-Ins Around The World

  • Argentina: Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
  • Australia: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), East Melbourne, Victoria
  • Brazil: Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo
  • Canada: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Egypt: Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
  • France: Disneyland Paris, Marne La Vallée
  • Germany: Reeperbahn, Hamburg
  • Hong Kong: 香港迪士尼樂園 | Hong Kong Disneyland
  • Iceland: Blue Lagoon, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • India: Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple)
  • Italy: Piazza San Marco, Venice
  • Japan: 東京ディズニーランド (Tokyo Disneyland), Tokyo
  • Mexico: Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City
  • Nigeria: Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Poland: Temat Rzeka, Warsaw
  • Russia: Центральный парк культуры и отдыха им. Горького | Gorky Park of Culture and Leisure
  • Singapore: Marina Bay Sands
  • South Africa: Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • South Korea: Myungdong Street, Seoul
  • Spain: Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Sweden: Friends Arena, Solna
  • Taiwan: 花園夜市Tainan Flower Night Market, Tainan City
  • Turkey: Taksim Square, Istanbul
  • United Kingdom: The 02, London
  • United States: Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Most Talked About Topics

  1. Pope Francis
  2. Election
  3. Royal Baby
  4. Typhoon
  5. Margaret Thatcher
  6. Harlem Shake
  7. Miley Cyrus
  8. Boston Marathon
  9. Tour de France
  10. Nelson Mandela

Most Talked About Topics in the U.S.

  1. Super Bowl
  2. Government Shutdown
  3. Boston Marathon
  4. Syria Crisis
  5. Harlem Shake
  6. Pope Francis
  7. George Zimmerman
  8. Royal Baby
  9. Nelson Mandela
  10. Presidential Inauguration
  11. NBA Finals
  12. Kim Kardashian
  13. Miley Cyrus
  14. James Gandolfini
  15. Meteor Sighting

Most Talked About By Topic in the U.S. 

  • Sports – Super Bowl
  • Movies – The Conjuring
  • TV Shows – Scandal
  • Music – Get Lucky by Daft Punk*
  • Books – “Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander” by Phil Robertson
  • Games – Criminal Case by Pretty Simple Games
  • Public Figures – Peyton Manning
  • Politics – Government Shutdown
  • Technology – Instagram
  • Viral Moments – Harlem Shake
  • Internet Memes – Giraffe

*Most Played on Facebook via Spotify

Top Check-Ins in the U.S.

  1. Disneyland & Disney California Adventure (Anaheim, CA)
  2. Times Square (New York, NY)
  3. Epcot – Walt Disney World (Lake Buena Vista, FL)
  4. Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA)
  5. AT&T Park (San Francisco, CA)
  6. Rangers Ballpark (Arlington, TX)
  7. Universal Studios Hollywood (Universal City, CA)
  8. Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
  9. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
  10. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (Houston, TX)

Top Life Events in the U.S.

  1. Added a Relationship
  2. Got Married
  3. Got Engaged
  4. Traveled
  5. Moved
  6. Ended a Relationship
  7. Had a Baby
  8. Expecting a Baby
  9. First Met
  10. Lost a Loved One

You can access your own Year in Review on your timeline, where you can see the 20 biggest moments from your own year, including life events, highlighted posts and your most popular stories. You can share your Review with friends as well.

Want to see how we fared in 2012? Read about Facebook launching year in review last year here.

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