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Facebook: What YOU were talking about in 2012

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Facebook: What YOU were talking about in 2012

What do "Duck Dynasty," Mitt Romney & "Fifty Shades of Grey" have in common?

They were all some of the most mentioned topics on Facebook in 2012.

The social media behemoth has compiled a massive list of the stories and trends that flooded our newsfeeds this year -- and there are some surprises!

For example, "Duck Dynasty," the A&E reality series about a Louisiana family that struck it rich making duck hunting decoys was mentioned more than any other TV show this year. "Honey Boo Boo," "Big Bang Theory," "Game of Thrones" and "Downton Abbey" were also hot TV topics.

"The Hunger Games" topped the list of movies we discussed on Facebook AND it also came in at #1 on our reading list as well.

Does "KONY" ring a bell? Back in April we were all inundated with Facebook friends urging us to help "Stop KONY" by watching the YouTube documentary "KONY 2012." The 27 minute film set out to bring a Ugandan war criminal to justice and racked up millions and millions of views. But Kony was actually beat out by two other memes Facebook users latched on to this year:  "TBH" (to be honest) & YOLO (you only live once) were typed more often.

Facebook has compiled lists of most mentioned public figures (Barack Obama is #1), songs ("Call Me Maybe" comes in at #3) and more. Click over to facebookstories.com/2012 for all the data.

You can also drill down on your own profile by going to facebook.com/YearinReview. Facebook says, "...you can see the 20 biggest moments from your own year, including life events, highlighted posts and your most popular stories."

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