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Facebook Trends 2012

Facebook Reveals 2012's Biggest Check-Ins, Memes, and Technology

Two and a half weeks until 2013 (yes, we're saying here and now the world won't end on Dec. 21) means one thing — time for the year in review! Facebook unveiled today the top network-wide trends from the last 12 months. Being geeks, three trends tracked by the social network caught our eye most: check-ins, memes, and the most buzzed-about technology.

Think you spent enough time on Facebook this year to know the No. 1 trends? Test your knowledge with what Facebook has deemed the year's 10 biggest memes.

  1. Linsanity
  2. Big Bird
  3. SMH (shaking my head)
  4. Cray
  5. Cinnamon Challenge
  6. "Gangnam Style"
  7. One-Word Comment
  8. KONY
  9. YOLO

See what holds the spot for No. 1 meme on Facebook this year, along with the top five check-ins and technology, after the break.

  1. TBH (to be honest)


  1. Angel Stadium, CA
  2. Wrigley Field, IL
  3. Universal Studios, FL
  4. Dodger Stadium, CA
  5. Fenway Park, MA
  6. Rangers Ballpark, TX
  7. Yankee Stadium, NY
  8. AT&T Park, CA
  9. Disneyland, CA
  10. Times Square, NY


  1. SongPop
  2. Siri
  3. News Feed
  4. SOPA
  5. Kindle Fire
  6. iPhone 5
  7. Draw Something
  8. Pinterest
  9. Timeline
  10. Instagram
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