09/12/2014 8:27 PM IST | Updated 15/07/2016 8:24 AM IST

Top 10 Global And Indian Topics Of 2014, Ranked By Facebook


Facebook has launched a Year In Review microsite that takes a look at the most discussed topics of 2014, in India and around the world. Facebook analyzed conversations of over a billion people to reveal the year's biggest news stories, games, and the most checked-in places.

The most talked about topic globally was the 2014 FIFA World Cup, while India's General Elections was the most discussed event in India. The Taj Mahal is the most checked-in place in India, while Disneyland is the most checked in place in the US. Launched in May, the puzzle game Cookie Jam is the most played of 2014.

Top Global Topics of 2014

1. World Cup

2. Ebola virus outbreak

3. Elections in Brazil

4. Robin Williams

5. Ice Bucket Challenge

6. Conflict in Gaza

7. Malaysia Airlines

8. Super Bowl

9. Michael Brown/Ferguson

10. Sochi Winter Olympics

Most Talked-About Topics in India

1. 2014 India General Election

2. Indian Premier League

3. World Cup

4. Mars Orbiter Mission

5. Natural Disaster (Kashmir Floods)

6. Xiaomi enters India market

7. Alia Bhatt

8. Mary Kom Biopic

9. Malaysia Airlines

10. Conflict in Gaza

Top Global Games of the Year

1. Cookie Jam

2. Bubble Witch 2 Saga

3. Candy Crush Soda Saga

4. Klondike

5. Kim Kardashian: Hollywood

6. Old Vegas Slots

7. League of Angels

8. Hero Defense

9. SuperCity

10.Sparta: War of Empires