Facebook ‘Year in Review’ for you and your friends


The trifecta is complete. After Twitter and Google summarized what everyone has been tweeting about and searching for this year, Facebook has followed suit with its “Year in Review 2012.” Like Google, the one-billion strong social network has broken down the most popular subjects into categories and countries, although there’s no summary that covers the entire world. If you’ve spent much time on the internet this year the results won’t be much of a surprise.

In the United States, the biggest event of the year on Facebook was the presidential election, followed by the Superbowl and the death of Whitney Houston, while the most check-ins came from Times Square, New York. The top three books are all from The Hunger Games series, and…

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