What Canadians Talked About on Facebook in 2011

Facebook has revealed what Canadians were talking about in 2011.

In its "Memology 2011" report, Facebook showed that Canada's top 10 status trends were lms ("like my status"), Jack Layton, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, the death of Osama bin laden, Charlie Sheen, Insidious (the movie), military operations begin in Libya, the death of Amy Winehouse, Jersday, and Skrillex.

The most popular pages Canadians liked were Megan Fox and Vin Diesel in the Entertainment category; Rihanna and Bob Marley in the Musicians category; Leo Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in the Athletes category; and CNN and Fox News in the News category.

The most shared articles by Canadians in 2011 were Satellite Photos of Japan, Before and After the Quake and Tsunami (New York Times), What teachers really want to tell parents (CNN), No, your zodiac sign hasn't changed (CNN), Parents, don't dress your girls like tramps (CNN), Daughter Dance Medley (Yahoo), At funeral, dog mourns the death of Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan (Yahoo), You'll freak when you see the new Facebook (CNN), Dog in Japan stays by the side of ailing friend in the rubble (Yahoo), Giant crocodile captured alive in Philippines (Yahoo), and New Zodiac Sign Dates: Ophiuchus The 13th Sign? (The Huffington Post).

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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