Facebook's 2017 'Year in Review' Highlights Most Talked-About Moments of the Year

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The national strike movement, "A Day Without a Woman" on Wednesday coincides with International Women's Day.

2017 was quite a year for women.

With more than 262 million views on the social media platform, Super Bowl 51 grabbed the second spot, followed by the Las Vegas shooting that left 58 people dead and 546 injured.

So those were the top events in the social network's own Year in Review 2017 video, but you can create your own based on your posts and friends made throughout the year.

Facebook has revealed that International Women's Day 2017 was the most talked-about moment on the social media site this year.

Year In Review for Facebook users Starting on Wednesday, 6 December, users may see a personalised video on their News Feed.

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Similar to the Women's Day engagement, the Women's March on D.C. on January 21 proved to be the largest Facebook event for a single cause in 2017.

Many people "relived" their fondest memories of this year, while others didn't even have enough content to receive a video.

Facebook's new measurement system would explain why Donald Trump wasn't one of the top three most talked-about "moments" in 2017. To select its top "moments", the site first looked at data from January 1 to November 1, 2017, to determine the moments with the highest volume of keywords on any single day, and then among those, selected the ones that saw high increases from last year to this year.

There's no doubt that 2017 was a roller coaster of a year, and Facebook says its users generated the most chatter about International Women's Day, Super Bowl 51 and the Las Vegas mass shooting while also coming together to give back in times of crisis.

International Women's Day, which started in the early 1900s, is an annual celebration recognizing women's economic, political and social achievements. More than 1.1 million users RSVP'd to 180,000 Super Bowl related-events around the world, and Lady Gaga's performance of "Bad Romance" was the most-loved moment of the game on Facebook. Over 165 million people worldwide discussed the topic on Facebook, and more than 200 countries celebrated the day ― from Dia Internacional da Mulher in Brazil to Journée Internationale des Femmes in France. It may be because the main events were focused in the United States, Naomi Gleit, Facebook's vice president of social good, told HuffPost. Then again, that's what the news is built around, but we bet you can't guess which event was the most talked-about this year. So some mystery remains.

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