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Facebook’s hottest topics in 2017: International Women’s Day ranks #1

Topping the chart was International Women’s Day

Facebook has published its list of the most talked-about topics on the platform for the year.

Topping the chart was International Women’s Day, held in March, which also made the global top 10.

The biggest sporting event on the platform was the Melbourne Cup which ranked #2.

Rounding out the top three was the same-sex marriage decision which was handed down in November.

Most Talked-About Topics in Australia 2017:

1. International Women’s Day
2. Melbourne Cup
3. Same-sex marriage decision
4. Qantas
5. Chris Cornell’s Death
6. Attorney General George Brandis
7. Floyd Mayweather Jr./Conor McGregor Boxing Match
8. Linkin Park/Chester Bennington’s death
9. Roger Federer
10. Manchester Attack

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