Facebook Determines World’s Most Social Landmarks

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Facebook recently released a list of the top 25 ‘most social’ landmarks in the world.

The ‘social-ness’ of a place was determined by how often people ‘checked-in’ there (on Facebook) and how often it was mentioned on the social news feed.

Top of the list was the Unicenter, a shopping mall in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Also high up on the list was the Tokyo Dome, the Staples Center (Los Angeles, USA), the Avenue des Champs-Élysée (Paris, France) and Lotte World (Seoul, South Korea).

The major surprise on the list? A TGI Friday’s restaurant in Oslo, Norway.

Eiffel Tower

Here is the top 25 most checked-in destinations in the world (according to Facebook):

  1. Buenos Aires, Argentina: Unicenter (shopping center)
  2. Melbourne, Australia: Crown Casino
  3. São Paulo, Brazil: Parque de Ibirapuera (park)
  4. Toronto, Canada: Rogers Centre (sports stadium)
  5. Copenhagen, Denmark: Copenhagen Tivoli Gardens (cultural center)
  6. Paris, France: Avenue des Champs-Élysée (iconic neighborhood)
  7. Berlin, Germany: Kurfürstendamm (iconic neighborhood)
  8. New Delhi, India: Gurudwara Bangla Sahib (house of worship)
  9. Dublin, Ireland: The O2 Dublin (concert arena)
  10. Rome, Italy: Colosseum
  11. Tokyo, Japan: Tokyo Dome
  12. Mexico City, Mexico: Centro Historico de la Ciudad de Mexico
  13. Auckland, New Zealand: Eden Park
  14. Oslo, Norway: TGI Friday’s Aker Brygge
  15. Moscow, Russia: Propaganda nightclub
  16. Singapore: Singapore Universal Studios
  17. Johannesburg, South Africa: Montecasino (casino)
  18. Seoul, South Korea: Lotte World (amusement park)
  19. Barcelona, Spain: Camp Nou (soccer stadium)
  20. Stockholm, Sweden: Gröna Lund (amusement park)
  21. London, United Kingdom: The O2 (concert arena)
  22. Chicago, United States: Wrigley Field (sports stadium)
  23. San Francisco, United States: AT&T Park
  24. New York, United States: Times Square
  25. Los Angeles, United States: Staples Center (sports arena)

Source: CNNGO.com

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