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What Canadians Talked About On Facebook In 2013

12/09/2013 11:47 EST | Updated 01/25/2014 04:01 EST

Well, this might be the only standing where you'll see the Toronto Maple Leafs in first place. Facebook Canada has released its list of most-talked topics in 2013 and the boys in blue and white dominated status updates for Canadians on the social network.

We're going to pin that on the Leafs' cruelly short playoff run last spring. In case you've blocked it out of your mind, the Leafs fought their way back to Game 7 against the Boston Bruins but blew a three-goal lead and were knocked out in overtime.

The Harlem Shake and Miley Cyrus' twerking are in the second and third spots respectively -- proof Canadians are fans of a dance craze. The news stories regarding the Boston Marathon bombing take the fourth spot, resonating the most with the 19 million Canadians who use Facebook on a monthly basis. Rounding out the top five is Toronto's controversial mayor Rob Ford.

Other notable newsmakers on the list include Justin Trudeau and Chris Hadfield. The full list is below:

1. Maple Leafs

2. Harlem Shake

3. Miley Cyrus Twerk

4. Boston Marathon

5. Rob Ford

6. Royal Baby Prince George

7. Justin Trudeau

8. Lance Armstrong

9. Pope Francis

10. Chris Hadfield

In the United States, the government shutdown dominated discussion on Facebook. Around the world, Pope Francis was the most talked about topic on Facebook. You can see more 2013 trends from around the world on Facebook's dedicated page. The site will also create a customized list of the biggest moments of your year.

See what were the most read story on Huffington Post Canada this year:

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