Facebook has recently published the most talked about global topics for this year. Their methodology for the top 10 moments of this year were measured by how frequently a topic was mentioned in Facebook posts made between January 1 and November 27, 2016.With all the hype around it, no surprise that the US Presidential Election was Number 1!
Here is the Top 10 list:
- US Presidential Election
- Brazilian Politics
- Pokemon Go
- Black Lives Matter
- Rodrigo Duterte & Philippine Presidential Election
- Super Bowl
- David Bowie
- Muhammad Ali
Also for the first time, Facebook is sharing its list of the Top 10 Global Facebook Live Videos, which was measured by total cumulative views. Number 1 on the list was Candace “Chewbacca Mom” Payne, who racked up 162 million views laughing, while wearing a Chewbacca mask on Facebook Live.
Image: Candace Payne Live Screenshot/Facebook
Here is Facebook Live list below:
- Candace Payne, Chewbacca Mom
- Ted Yoder, Soundscapes
- Buzzfeed, Countdown to the next presidential election
- Atlanta Buzz, People are lining up to hug police officers in Dallas
- NBC News, Election results
- Under the Hood, Video of a truck completely carved out of wood
- Viral Thread, Population count from US to CA
- CNN, Election results on Empire State building
- Dena Blizzard, Pokemon Go for moms “Chardonnay Go”
- Super Deluxe, Election map
For your own review of the year, Facebook will send everyone a personalized “meaningful moments from 2016” in their News Feed this month, which you can edit and share with family and friends. You can also access your video by visiting facebook.com/yearinreview2016.