Ebola Ebola Ice Bucket Robin Williams Ebola: 2014 as Told by Facebook

By Sarah Zhang on at

This is what we the users have wrought. Facebook has released a list of topics we wouldn't shut up about in 2014. Not a spoiler: it's a whole lot of Ice Bucket Challenge.

For anyone who has even dipped a toe into the Facebook stream this past year, this list should come as no surprise. Ebola Ice Bucket Ebola Ebola Ice Bucket Robin Williams. If the list is boring, it's only because Facebook has so totally subsumed our conversations. What do we talk about when we talk to each other? Ask Facebook!

Facebook has released its 2014 year in review in a video set to corny music. If you don't feel like having your heartstrings tugged, here it is in efficient word list form. [Facebook]

Top Global Topics of 2014

  1. World Cup
  2. Ebola virus outbreak
  3. Elections in Brazil
  4. Robin Williams
  5. Ice Bucket Challenge
  6. Conflict in Gaza
  7. Malaysia Airlines
  8. Super Bowl
  9. Michael Brown/Ferguson
  10. Sochi Winter Olympics

Most Talked-About Topics in the US

  1. Ebola virus outbreak
  2. Ice Bucket Challenge
  3. Robin Williams
  4. Super Bowl
  5. Michael Brown/Ferguson
  6. World Cup
  7. Conflict in Gaza
  8. US midterm elections
  9. Malaysia Airlines
  10. ISIS