Israel’s Netanyahu among world’s 10 most-discussed politicians on Facebook

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Facebook page. Credit: Facebook.

(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was the 10th-most-discussed international politician on Facebook during 2015, the social media giant said.

U.S. President Barack Obama topped the list, while Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was second. Over the past year, the upcoming U.S. presidential election has been the most-discussed global topic on Facebook, while November’s Islamist terrorist attacks in Paris ranked second.

Rounding out the 10 most-discussed topics globally were the Syrian civil war and refugee crisis; the Nepal earthquakes; the Greek debt crisis; marriage equality; the fight against Islamic State; the Charlie Hebdo attack; the Baltimore protests; and the Charleston shooting and flag debate.

Posted on December 10, 2015 .