Facebook releases its 2012 Year in Review results

By Meghan Giannotta,

As this year comes to a close, Facebook invited users to take a look back on the most memorable moments of 2012. Facebook recently released its 2012 Year in Review results as well as a new feature that allows users to see their top moments of the year.

Facebook’s 2012 Year in Review creates a list of the top 5 movies, songs, TV shows, Books, Memes, and Public Figures that trended this year.

The Hunger Games and The Avengers ranked highest on this year’s movie mentions. The Hunger Games trilogy also scored numbers one through three of this year’s most read books, followed by Fifty Shades of Grey by E.L. James.

In the music category, We Are Young by Fun, feat. Janelle Monae proved to be the most listened to song of 2012. Gotye, Carly Rae Jepsen, One Direction, and Marron 5 also made it to the top with their hit songs this year.

A&E TV’s, Duck Dynasty beat out Honey Boo Boo, Big Bang Theory, Game of Thrones, and Downton Abbey for the number one most mentioned television show of the year.

View the full list of mentions for the 2012 Year in Review here.

To add a more personal touch to this year’s recaps, Facebook added a feature that allows users to compile their biggest 20 moments of the year with the click of a button. Users will now see an ad on their timelines encouraging them to access their year in review. The personal Year in Review feature can also be accessed at Facebook.com/YearinReview.

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