It’s year in review time at Facebook, and Pope Francis donned the crown as the most-talked-about person or event globally, while Super Bowl XLVII took home the U.S. trophy, according to data released by the social network Monday.
Year in Review
With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
This has been an amazing year for Facebook and the platform. The site has grown from just under 40 million active users at the beginning of the year and possibly more than 150 million by the end of the year. 375 percent growth isn’t too bad and to add to that, the site is now the largest global social network. I’ve take a look at all of the articles I’ve written over the past year. Those which were big news and those which have received the most traffic. Between traffic and news worthiness I’ve come up with the top 10 Facebook stories for 2008, ordered by date: