Facebook Releases 2012 Trends

  • Social media network Facebook released a list of the major trends of 2012, sorted by category. The top events featured for the US include the US Presidential Election, Superbowl XLVI, the death of Whitney Huston, Superstorm Sandy, and London Olympics 2012. Users are provided the option of choosing their country and selecting categories such as Events, Movies, Songs, Memes, Politics, Technology, Sports and more. Individual users have a '2012 Year in Review' feature showcasing their top 20 personal stories including status updates, photos, and interactions drawing most comments, likes, and shares.