List of most discussed topics on Facebook: NY Giants, NE Patriots



This morning, Facebook released its 2012 Year in Review – a look back at the most discussed trends and stories of 2012.  Below please find key highlights including most discussed sports topics (NY Giants), the top events (Superbowl XLVI came in at #2 behind the US Presidential Election), most discussed public figures (Tim Tebow made the top five as well as Eli and Peyton Manning (who tied!) and most checked-in locations on Facebook (eight out of the top ten spots are sports venues) and more.

To view all of Facebook’s 2012 Trend lists go here

Sports (mentions):

1.       NY Giants

2.       New England Patriots

3.       Tim Tebow

4.       London 2012 Olympics

5.       OKC (Oklahoma City Thunder)


Check Ins (locations):

1.       Times Square, New York

2.       Disneyland, California

3.       AT&T Park, California

4.       Yankee Stadium, New York

5.       Rangers Ballpark, Texas


Public Figures (mentions):

1.       Barack Obama

2.       Mitt Romney

3.       One Direction

4.       Tim Tebow

5.       Eli and Peyton Manning


Events (mentions):

1.       US Presidential Election

2.       Superbowl XLVI

3.       Death of Whitney Houston

4.       Superstorm Sandy

5.       London 2012 Olympics


Paul M. Banks is CEO of The Sports, a Google News site generating millions of unique visitors. He’s also a regular contributor to Chicago Now, Chicago, Walter, Yardbarker, and Fox Sports

A Fulbright scholar, published author and MBA, Banks has appeared on live radio all over the world; he’s also a member of the Football Writers Association of America, U.S. Basketball Writers Association, and Society of Professional Journalists. The President of the United States follows him on Twitter (@Paul_M_BanksTSB) You should too.

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