These Were the Most Talked About Topics on Facebook in 2014

Facebook knows a lot of things.

And one of those ‘things’ is just a litte something called, what the entire world has been up to this year.

That’s right – with nearly a billion daily active users it’s no surprise that the Mark Zukerberg production has the inside scoop on what’s being talked about around the world.  

2014 was a year dominated by major sporting events, tragedies, charities, politics, and untimely deaths.

For more lists (mainly focused on our neighbours to the south) check out the rest of Facebook’s year in review here.

But for now, know that these wew the top ten most talked about topics of the past 12 months:

1. World Cup
2. Ebola Virus Outbreak
3. Elections in Brazil
4. Robin Williams
5. Ice Bucket Challenge
6. Conflict in Gaza
7. Malaysia Airlines
8. Super Bowl
9. Michael Brown / Ferguson
10. Sochi Olympics


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