The 2012 Stories page is similar to Googleâ€™s Zeitgeist, looking at the top trends across Facebook this year, from memes and events to check-ins and media consumption.
Meanwhile, atÂ www.facebook.com/yearinreviewÂ you can see your own year in review in a special timeline, featuring â€śthe 20 biggest moments from your own year, including life events, highlighted posts and your most popular stories.â€ť Itâ€™s headed by a frequently-changing collage of top photos from your year.
Across the whole of Facebook, theÂ US Presidential Election was the most popular topic of discussion and Barack Obama the most talked-about public figure, while Funâ€™sÂ We Are Young (feat. Janelle MonĂˇe) was the top song listened to. Local top trend lists for ten countries around the world are listed for Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, Spain, France, India, Italy, Russia and the UK.
Facebookâ€™s data follows the launch earlier today of Googleâ€™s traditional Zeitgeist, and a similar report with an interactive, personal element from Twitter yesterday.
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