Facebook's top moments of 2017

International Women's Day, Super Bowl top Facebook in 2017

Conversation surrounding International Women's Day doubled from 2016 to 2017, according to Facebook, with more than 165 million people generating more than 430 million interactions around the world.

People also used Facebook to get connected in person worldwide. Methodology The top moments of this year's Year In Review were determined by gathering a list of the top keywords by volume mentioned in a single day on Facebook between Sunday, 1 January and Wednesday, 1 November. For Facebook users, this day generated the most discussion in 2017.

While human rights take two of the nine top post types of the year, the topic isn't unique to Facebook. Facebook said the event had more than 3,300 people offering to help with those tools. In first place was the quake in Mexico, which happened in September and drove the greatest number of Crisis Response interactions this year as millions of people marked themselves safe, offered help, or donated to help recovery efforts.

Natural disaster in Mexico: The response to this crisis in late September drove the highest number of total interactions within Crisis Response on Facebook of the year, with millions of people marking themselves safe, offering help to their community or donating to the cause.

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.

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Hurricane Harvey: In late August, the community rallied to help those in need by raising more than $20-million, in the biggest fundraising effort for a single crisis in 2017 on Facebook.

The One Love Manchester concert, featuring the likes of Ariana Grande, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and more, was also the most viewed video and live broadcast on Facebook this year. The broadcast was both the biggest live video and the most-viewed video with views topping 80 million.

You may also have started seeing your friends' Facebook Year in Review 2017 videos appear recently.

The total solar eclipse in August brought the world together through more than 20,000 Facebook Events in more than 80 countries. Your Facebook Year in Review 2017 video will include friends you made this year, posts that you either created or were tagged in, popular photos and other things you did on the social network.

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