Facebook users in India were noticed getting connected more during the time of festivals, events like Kerala flood and cricket in 2018, according to the social media giant.
The company’s 2018 review report said that India set Facebook buzzing on festivals in 2018 with Janmashtami, Eid-al-adha, Pongal, and Navratri driving the most conversations on the platform.
Topics in India that were talked the most on Facebook in 2018
Indian community gathered in large numbers on the social media platform when the disastrous flood hit Kerala, lending support and help to the victims.
Facebook was used as a medium to connect the victims to their relatives for help and informing about their safety through features like safety check tool, live, creating a page and raising funds.
Cricket continued to rule the hearts of Indian sports fans on Facebook as it became one of the most popular topics on the platform.
Millions of football fans from India came together during the FIFA football World Cup 2018 to support their favourite teams.
After Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise, several users were seen coming together to express their sadness on the platform.
Global topics that were talked the most on Facebook in 2018
Topics such as International Women’s Day, March for our lives, and The Royal Wedding became the most discussed topic internationally in 2018.
The International Women’s Day was the most talked about moment of the year in a row.
Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding on May 19 connected about 42 million people from around the world, posting about the wedding and the newly wedded.
July 18 marked 100 years since Nelson Mandela was born and millions of people took to the platform to celebrate his life which was dedicated to human rights and social justice.