The Facebook 2020 review reveals India-specific moments that resonated from Irrfan Khan to Sushant Singh Rajput, to the Diwali celebrations.


Facebook on Tuesday released the India-specific 2020 Year in Review and the Top Pop-Culture Moments of the Year on the social networking site. The passing of celebrities including Irrfan Khan and Sushant Singh Rajput echoed deeply in conversations between Indian users on Facebook. One of the popular trends the company has noticed this year is the increase in live streams through Facebook pages in the country. The social media giant has seen its fundraising feature increase among Indian artists. In particular, the company revealed the 2020 world top moments earlier this month.

Align with it World trends, Facebook He said live streams from Facebook pages in India tripled in June compared to the same period last year. The company said at the ‘I for India’ fundraising concert that 85 artists are raising funds for people suffering from the spread of coronavirus. Associations across the country have watched fundraising concerts, including ‘#BeforeBengal’, organized on the occasion of World Music Day to raise funds for amphon victims.

According to Facebook, the passing of celebrities including Irrfan Khan, Rishi Kapoor, Sushant Singh Rajput, SP Balasubramaniam and Pranab Mukherjee has resonated deeply in conversations in India. Worldwide, Kobe Bryant’s passing has emerged as the most talked about moment on the social network, with the US, Mexico and the Philippines sharing more posts and photos of the basketball player.

With more than 4 million people across the country posting more than 7.5 million comments on the social network on October 20 and November 10, Diwali continues to be a big moment in India, Facebook said.

The announcement of the election of Kamala Harris as Vice President of the United States has also shown some interest in India. August was the most-mentioned moment on the platform, with over 10 million posts in a single day, the company said.

Facebook says it has determined the top moments of the year by combining top single day moments throughout the year with the top ways people use its social network to bring these moments together. In addition, the data reflects the activity in the Facebook apps from January 1st to October 31st.


Rs. 25,000? We discussed this Orbit, Our weekly technology podcast, you can subscribe to Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Or RSS, Download the episode, Or press the Play button below.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.