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Year retrospect for 2016 on Facebook

Every day, people share on Facebook the most important moments and events. As in every year, Facebook's 2016 annual review looks back on the subjects that moved and debated most people.

The following topics were the most common among people in 2016:

  1. Presidential elections in the USA
  2. Political unrest in Brazil
  3. Pokémon Go
  4. "Black Lives Matter" movement
  5. Election of Rodrigo Duterte as President of the Philippines on 9 May
  6. Olympic Summer Games
  7. Brexit vote
  8. Super Bowl
  9. Death of David Bowie on January 10th
  10. Death of Muhammad Ali on June 3

With the launch of Facebook Live this year, Facebook is showing the world's most successful live video of the year. A viral success landed "Chewbacca Mom" ​​Candace Payne with 164 million calls - of which alone 70 million in the first 24 hours after the release. The folk musician Ted Yoder with his zither version of the classic "Everybody wants to rule the world" as well as the buzzfeed countdown to the next presidential election in the USA were also very popular.

The world's most watched live videos 2016
  1. Candace Payne – Chewbacca Mom
  2. Ted Yoder – Soundscapes
  3. Buzzfeed – Countdown to the next presidential election
  4. Atlanta Buzz – People are lining up to hug police officers in Dallas
  5. NBC News – Election results
  6. Under the Hood – Video of a truck completely carved out of wood
  7. Viral Thread – Population count from US to CA
  8. CNN – Election results on Empire State building
  9. Dena Blizzard – Pokemon Go for moms ”Chardonnay Go”
  10. Super Deluxe – Election map


The Top 10 lists for the annual review were based on how often a topic was mentioned in Facebook posts between January 1 and November 27, To compile these lists, Facebook contributions were aggregated and anonymized before analysis. In this way, a ranking could be created, which simultaneously shows a cross-section of the Facebook year. The top 10 of the live videos is based on the overall views.