Facebook Reveals Top Australian Topics Of 2013

on December 10, 2013 | Facebook | Comments (0)

Every year we see Facebook release some country specific data allowing us to see what different parts of the world are talking about.

They have just released their Australian data today, along with about 20 other major countries Facebook have published info on.

Most talked about topics (by Australian Facebook users):

1. Vote
2. Kate Middleton
3. Cricket
4. Kevin Rudd
5. Grand Final
6. Election
7. GST
8. Lions
9. Tony Abbott
10. Big Brother

Most talked about Global Topics:

1. Pope Francis
2. Election
3. Royal Baby
4. Typhoon
5. Harlem Shake
6. Flood
7. Miley Cyrus
8. Boston Marathon
9. Tour De France
10. Nelson Mandela

Most talked about Entertainment Topics:

1. Big Brother
2. The Voice
3. One Direction
4. Breaking Bad

Most popular Check-in Location in Australia:

1. Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Not totally surprising results in my opinion. It go to show political discussion is probably more likely to happen on social media, than in real life for some people. Social media is becoming a very efficient platform for political discussion and that is why political leaders worldwide place such important emphasis on their social media campaigns.

You can see the full Facebook 2013 year in review here, including data from many other countries:

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