Here Are Facebook’s Most Talked About Topics for 2013

Yes, Miley cracked the top 10. Don't act so surprised.

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Facebook has combed through its troves of data and compiled its year-end report showing the most popular trends of 2013, both internationally and within the U.S. The complementary site, Facebook Stories, also allows users to create their own year in review page that weaves together their most important status updates, photos and checkins of 2013.

Here’s the data.

Most Talked About Topics Worldwide

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

Miley was discussed more than Nelson Mandela? Say it ain’t so.

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

The Harlem shake will never die.

Top Talked About Life Events Worldwide

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

Pretty okay year for the world, it seems.

Top Talked About 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

Looks like Americans need to get more pets and piercings.