It's amazing what people choose to talk about. It even more amazing what some people choose to put on Facebook.  Here are the most-talked-about people and events on Facebook in the world in 2013:

  1. Pope Francis
  2. Election
  3. Royal baby
  4. Typhoon
  5. Margaret Thatcher
  6. Harlem Shake
  7. Miley Cyrus
  8. Boston Marathon
  9. Tour de France
  10. Nelson Mandela

And here are the most-talked-about people and events on Facebook in the United States in 2013:

  1. Super Bowl
  2. Government shutdown
  3. Boston Marathon
  4. Syria Crisis
  5. Harlem Shake
  6. Pope Francis
  7. George Zimmerman
  8. Royal Baby
  9. Nelson Mandela
  10. Presidential Inauguration