Disney remains most "checked-in" theme park in 2013

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Posted: Wednesday, December 11, 2013 3:15 am

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) -- Disney theme parks remain some of the most popular attractions in the world.

That's a according to a new list released this week by Facebook, showing the Top Check-Ins in 2013 in the United States.

Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California takes the top spot followed by sister-property EPCOT at Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista at number 3.

Top Check-Ins in the U.S.

  1. Disneyland & Disney California Adventure (Anaheim, CA)
  2. Times Square (New York, NY)
  3. Epcot - Walt Disney World (Lake Buena Vista, FL)
  4. Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA)
  5. AT&T Park (San Francisco, CA)
  6. Rangers Ballpark (Arlington, TX)
  7. Universal Studios Hollywood (Universal City, CA)
  8. Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
  9. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
  10. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (Houston, TX)

This is among seven lists Facebook released this year showing the hottest trends and discussions in 2013 on the social networking website. According to a release from Facebook, the company looked at which life events and places generated the most posts and check-ins in 2013, and then used the data to create global and country-level rankings.

Top Life Events

  1. Check out the life events people added to their Timeline most frequently in 2013.
  2. Added a relationship, got engaged or got married
  3. Traveled
  4. Moved
  5. Ended a relationship
  6. First met a friend
  7. Added a family member, expecting a baby or had a baby
  8. Got a pet
  9. Lost a loved one
  10. Got a piercing
  11. Quit a habit

Top Check-Ins Around The World

Explore the places around the world with the most check-ins (excluding transportation hubs).

  • Argentina: Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires
  • Australia: Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), East Melbourne, Victoria
  • Brazil: Parque Ibirapuera, São Paulo
  • Canada: Rogers Arena, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Egypt: Sharm el-Sheikh, South Sinai Governorate, Egypt
  • France: Disneyland Paris, Marne La Vallée
  • Germany: Reeperbahn, Hamburg
  • Hong Kong: 香港迪士尼樂園 | Hong Kong Disneyland
  • Iceland: Blue Lagoon, Reykjavík, Iceland
  • India: Harmandir Sahib (The Golden Temple)
  • Italy: Piazza San Marco, Venice
  • Japan: 東京ディズニーランド (Tokyo Disneyland), Tokyo
  • Mexico: Auditorio Nacional, Mexico City
  • Nigeria: Ikeja City Mall, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Poland: Temat Rzeka, Warsaw
  • Russia: Центральный парк культуры и отдыха им. Горького | Gorky Park of Culture and Leisure
  • Singapore: Marina Bay Sands
  • South Africa: Victoria & Alfred Waterfront
  • South Korea: Myungdong Street, Seoul
  • Spain: Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Catalonia
  • Sweden: Friends Arena, Solna
  • Taiwan: 花園夜市Tainan Flower Night Market, Tainan City
  • Turkey: Taksim Square, Istanbul
  • United Kingdom: The 02, London
  • United States: Disneyland, Anaheim, California

Most Talked About Topics

Take a look at the most mentioned people and events of 2013, which point to some of the most popular topics around the world.

  1. Pope Francis
  2. Election
  3. Royal Baby
  4. Typhoon
  5. Margaret Thatcher
  6. Harlem Shake
  7. Miley Cyrus
  8. Boston Marathon
  9. Tour de France
  10. Nelson Mandela

The U.S. Year in Review

In addition to our global data, we've also curated lists about activity on Facebook specific to the U.S.

Most Talked About Topics in the U.S.

  1. Super Bowl
  2. Government Shutdown
  3. Boston Marathon
  4. Syria Crisis
  5. Harlem Shake
  6. Pope Francis
  7. George Zimmerman
  8. Royal Baby
  9. Nelson Mandela
  10. Presidential Inauguration
  11. NBA Finals
  12. Kim Kardashian
  13. Miley Cyrus
  14. James Gandolfini
  15. Meteor Sighting

Most Talked About By Topic in the U.S.

  1. Sports - Super Bowl
  2. Movies - The Conjuring
  3. TV Shows - Scandal
  4. Music - Get Lucky by Daft Punk*
  5. Books - "Happy, Happy, Happy: My Life and Legacy as the Duck Commander" by Phil Robertson
  6. Games - Criminal Case by Pretty Simple Games
  7. Public Figures - Peyton Manning
  8. Politics - Government Shutdown
  9. Technology - Instagram
  10. Viral Moments - Harlem Shake
  11. Internet Memes - Giraffe
  12. *Most Played on Facebook via Spotify

Top Check-Ins in the U.S.

  1. Disneyland & Disney California Adventure (Anaheim, CA)
  2. Times Square (New York, NY)
  3. Epcot - Walt Disney World (Lake Buena Vista, FL)
  4. Dodger Stadium (Los Angeles, CA)
  5. AT&T Park (San Francisco, CA)
  6. Rangers Ballpark (Arlington, TX)
  7. Universal Studios Hollywood (Universal City, CA)
  8. Fenway Park (Boston, MA)
  9. MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (Las Vegas, NV)
  10. Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo (Houston, TX)

Top Life Events in the U.S.

  1. Added a Relationship
  2. Got Married
  3. Got Engaged
  4. Traveled
  5. Moved
  6. Ended a Relationship
  7. Had a Baby
  8. Expecting a Baby
  9. First Met

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