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TODAY   |  December 09, 2013

Facebook reveals hottest topics of 2013

The social networking giant has released data showing the hottest discussion topics on the site over the past year, from the Super Bowl to the government shutdown.

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>> at facebook 's most talked about topics of the year. these are the stories that we could not stop sharing on the social network . number five, the harlem shake . the syrian crisis came in at number four. number three, the boston marathon , just behind the government shutdown which is second and the most talked about topic of the year, it's the super bowl .

>> wow.

>> but in just the last week.

>> that surprises me.

>> why.

>> i would have thought it would have been the boston marathon bombing.

>> well, this is facebook .

>> passing of nelson mandela made it into the top ten for this week.

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