Facebook compiles top 10 most talked about stories of 2015
5:12 PM, Dec 10, 2015
7:04 PM, Dec 31, 2015
Social media giant Facebook released its look back on 2015 on Thursday, showing all the big news events people talked about during the year. Among the events highlighted by Facebook were the attacks on Paris, the United States Supreme Court legalizing same-sex marriage and the social unrest caused by recent shootings by police.
Facebook compiled a list of the top 10 most talked about worldwide events in 2015. Here is the list:
2016 United States presidential election
Nov. 13 attacks in Paris
Syrian war and refugee crisis
Greek debt crisis
Fight against the Islamic State group
Charlie Hebdo attack
Charleston shooting and Confederate flag debate
The social media company also released a video with all of the highlights of the year. The video ends with an optimistic message of, "Let's Stand Together in 2016."