Facebook's most talked-about topics of 2014

Facebook's most talked-about topics of 2014

MENLO PARK, CA (WTVM) - Facebook has released its most talked about topics online for 2014.

Most of the topics that made the list this year were news stories or sporting events. The list is based on how frequently a topic was mentioned in users' post in 2014.

Top Global Topics on Facebook for 2014:

1. World Cup

2. Ebola

3. Elections in Brazil

4. Robin Williams

5. Ice Bucket Challenge

Top U.S. Topics on Facebook for 2014:

1. Ebola

2. Ice Bucket Challenge

3. Robin Williams

4. Super Bowl

5. Michael Brown/Ferguson

Most discussed entertainers in the U.S.

1. Beyoncé

2. Pharrell Williams

3. Nicki Minaj

4. Taylor Swift

5. Jimmy Fallon

Most discussed TV shows in the U.S.

1. Game of Thrones

2. Orange is the New Black

3. The Walking Dead

4. The Big Bang Theory

5. Downton Abbey

Most discussed Movies in the U.S.

1. Frozen

2. Guardians of the Galaxy

3. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

4. Maleficent

5. The Lego Movie

Frozen became the highest-grossing animated move of all time, surpassing 2010's Toy Story 3.

About 74 percent of U.S. adults on the Internet use Facebook, according to the Pew Internet Project.

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