These Were the Most Talked About Topics on Facebook in 2014
When something happens, we inevitably take to Facebook to voice our opinions. So what were the most-talked about topics on the social media platform in 2014? Disney's Frozen topped the list of most talked-about movies in the U.S., while Beyoncé lived up to her title of Queen B in the entertainers category. Facebook analyzed how frequently a topic was mentioned between January and December of this year to put together 10 topic lists, including most talked-about global topics, most talked-about songs, and most viewed ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos. Watch the social media website's video that covers all 10 topics below, plus read on for every single list.
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Top Global Topics of 20141. World Cup2. Ebola virus outbreak3. Elections in Brazil4. Robin Williams5. Ice Bucket Challenge6. Conflict in Gaza7. Malaysia Airlines8. Super Bowl9. Michael Brown/Ferguson10. Sochi Winter Olympics
Most Talked-About Topics in the US1. Ebola virus outbreak2. Ice Bucket Challenge3. Robin Williams4. Super Bowl5. Michael Brown/Ferguson6. World Cup7. Conflict in Gaza8. US midterm elections9. Malaysia Airlines10. ISIS
Most Checked-Into Places in the US1. Disney properties2. Universal Studios Hollywood3. Times Square4. Yosemite National Park5. Grand Canyon National Park6. Yellowstone National Park7. Yankee Stadium8. Las Vegas Strip9. Hollywood Walk of Fame10. Madison Square Garden
Most Talked-About Athletes in the US1. LeBron James2. Derek Jeter3. Floyd Mayweather Jr.4. Lionel Messi5. Peyton Manning6. Carmelo Anthony7. Tim Howard8. Luis Suarez9. Cristiano Ronaldo10. Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Most Talked-About Entertainers in the US1. Beyoncé2. Pharrell Williams3. Nicki Minaj4. Taylor Swift5. Jimmy Fallon6. Iggy Azalea7. Katy Perry8. Pitbull9. John Legend10. Kim Kardashian
Most Talked-About TV Shows in the US1. Game of Thrones2. Orange is the New Black3. The Walking Dead4. The Big Bang Theory5. Downton Abbey6. American Horror Story7. Sons of Anarchy8. True Detective9. How I Met Your Mother10. Scandal
Most Talked-About Movies in the US1. Frozen2. Guardians of the Galaxy3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles4. Maleficent5. The Lego Movie6. The Fault in Our Stars7. Transformers: Age of Extinction8. Gone Girl9. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 110. The Purge: Anarchy
Most Talked-About Songs in the US1. "Happy" – Pharrell2. "All of Me" – John Legend3. "Stay with Me" – Sam Smith4. "Turn Down for What" – DJ Snake & Lil Jon5. "Let It Go (from Frozen)" – Idina Menzel6. "Drunk in Love" – Beyoncé featuring JAY Z7. "Anaconda" – Nicki Minaj8. "Shake It Off" – Taylor Swift9. "Rude" – Magic!10. "Fancy" – Iggy Azalea featuring Charli XCX
Most Viewed Ice Bucket Challenge Videos in the US1. George W. Bush2. Will Smith3. Shakira4. Mark Wahlberg5. David Beckham6. Lady Gaga7. Steve-O8. Bill Gates9. Verne J. Troyer10. Prince Royce
Top Global Games of the Year1. Cookie Jam2. Bubble Witch 2 Saga3. Candy Crush Soda Saga4. Klondike5. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood6. Old Vegas Slots7. League of Angels8. Hero Defense9. SuperCity10. Sparta: War of Empires