If you thought Kim Kardashian or Miley Cyrus were among the most frequently talked about subjects by American’s on Facebook in 2013 — you would be mistaken.
While the reality star and the ‘Wrecking Ball’ singer were plastered all over social media, other topics of conversation ruled on Facebook this year.
It turns out that Facebook’s 166 million U.S. users were far more interested in the Super Bowl than any other event over the past twelve months. A close second was the government shutdown that lasted 16 days in October of this year.
The tragic bombings that took place during the Boston marathon in April resonated as well, a crime perpetrated by brothers who rigged two pressure cookers to explode. The terrorist attack resulted in the death of one suspect and an unprecedented manhunt and eventual capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
The rest of the Top 10 included an international crisis, a dance revolution, the new head of the Roman Catholic Church, a bouncing baby boy who will one day be the King of England, a man who was acquitted of murdering an innocent Florida teenager, the lingering illness and death of South African’s beloved anti-apartheid leader and the second inauguration of our nation’s 44th POTUS.
Regarding America’s Most Searched Celebrity, Beyonce overtook Kim Kardashian according to an annual report released by Bing. The ‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ celeb beat Rihanna, Taylor Swift and Madonna — but as we all know, nobody ever remembers who came in second best. Sorry Kim…