Olympics rank No. 6 on Facebook global topics for 2016

Michael Phelps

The Olympics came in at No. 6 on Facebook’s list of most talked-about topics of 2016.

A total of 277 million people had 1.5 billion interactions related to the Olympics this year. Facebook’s wrap-up of the Rio Olympics is here.

Facebook’s top 10 global topics of 2016:

  1. US Presidential Election
  2. Brazilian Politics
  3. Pokemon Go
  4. Black Lives Matter
  5. Rodrigo Duterte & Philippine Presidential Election
  6. Olympics
  7. Brexit
  8. Super Bowl
  9. David Bowie
  10. Muhammad Ali

The Rio Olympics marked the No. 1 global Twitter trend of 2016, topping the U.S. presidential election, Brexit and Pokemon Go.

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