The Green Bay Packers’ Super Bowl XLV victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers has been revealed as the second most popular global topic on Facebook in 2011.
From Facebook’s blog: “Each year, millions of people post on Facebook to share what’s important to them, discuss world events, or just catch up with friends. With more than 800 million people connected around the globe on Facebook, news about the world’s triumphs and tragedies spreads fast. The year’s biggest sports event came in February, when the Green Bay Packers defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers to win Super Bowl XLV. Not surprisingly, Packers fans were particularly active around each post-season match (represented by the spikes on the chart), culminating in their victory on February 6.”
To read Facebook’s full blog post, click here.
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