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Facebook looks back at 2012

Facebook has taken a look back at the people, moments and things that created the most buzz in 2012, among the billion people currently active on the social networking site.

Labelled Facebook's Year in Review, the social media giant has assembled a series of trend lists, chronicling the top events, the most popular public figures, the most listened to songs on Facebook and more.

2012 Trends:

Events:

US Presidential Election
Superbowl XLVI
Death of Whitney Houston
Superstorm Sandy
London 2012 Olympics
Death of Trayvon Martin
Facebook IPO
Aurora Shootings
Death of Dick Clark
Obama's Endorsement of Gay Marriage

Technology:

Instagram
Timeline
Pinterest
Draw Something
iPhone 5
Kindle Fire
SOPA
News Feed
Siri
SongPop

Songs:

We Are Young (feat. Janelle Monáe) - Fun
Somebody That I Used to Know - Gotye
Call Me Maybe – Carly Rae Jepsen
What Makes You Beautiful – One Direction
Payphone – Maroon 5
Mercy – Kanye West
Some Nights - Fun
Home – Phillip Phillips
Boyfriend – Justin Bieber
Take Care (feat. Rihanna) – Drake

Movies:

The Hunger Games
The Avengers
Magic Mike
The Vow
Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2
21 Jump Street
The Dark Knight Rises
Dr. Seuss' The Lorax
Skyfall
Prometheus

Sports:

NY Giants
New England Patriots
Tim Tebow
London 2012 Olympics
OKC (Oklahoma City Thunder)
Denver Broncos
San Francisco 49ers
Eli and Peyton Manning
Jeremy Lin
Los Angeles Clippers

Memes:

TBH (to be honest)
YOLO (you only live once)
KONY
One-word Comment
Gangnam Style
Cinnamon Challenge
Cray
SMH (shake my head)
Big Bird
Linsanity

Additionally, you can access your own Year in Review on timeline by going to Facebook.com/yearinreview, where you can see the 20 biggest moments from your own year, including life events, highlighted posts and your most popular stories.

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