Facebook released infographics of trending people, moments and places that were most shared on Facebook in India in 2013. This includes data from conversations happening all over Facebook offering a unique snapshot of the country.
"Every day, people post about the topics and milestones that are important to them – everything from announcing an engagement, to discussing breaking news, or even celebrating a favorite political party’s victory or love for cricket," Robert D'Onofrio, Facebook Data Editor says.
Here are the results:
Top Life Events - Life events people added to their Timeline most frequently in 2013.
• Added a relationship, got engaged or got married
• First Met Someone
• Had a baby
• Ended a relationship
• Bought a car
• Added a hobby
• Studied Abroad
•Added a family member
Top Check-Ins in India: The most checked-in in 2013
• Sukhdev dhaba, Murthal
• Golden Temple, Amritsar
• Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, New Delhi
• Connaught Place, New Delhi
• Prasads IMAX, Hyderabad
• India Gate, New Delhi
• Marine Drive, Mumbai
• Taj Mahal, Agra
• Starbucks Coffee , Connaught Place, New Delhi
• PVR , MBD Neopolis Jalandhar
"We looked at which life events and places generated the most posts and check-ins in 2013, and then used the data to create global and country-level rankings," says D'Onofrio.
And finally what everyone wants to know. What were people on Facebook talking about the most.
Here are the most mentioned people and events of 2013, which point to some of the most popular topics in India.
"We measured how many Facebook posts in 2013 mentioned a specific topic and then ranked those topics based on the overall number of mentions to create each list. Mentions include both the term itself and related hashtags. For example, both “Here at #Sachin’s last match” and “Proud to be at the Sachin’s match” would be calculated as part of the buzz related to a single event," says D'Onforio.
Tip: For those who want to see what their own year on Facebook has been like... they can look back that their own biggest moments of the year, including life events and popular posts with a personalized review at Facebook.com/YearInReview.
Here are a few infographics from the Facebook in Review release for 2013. Interestingly Pope Francis was the number 1 most mentioned word on Facebook in 2013.