Facebook has released a list of the top status update terms from 2009. Though not terribly surprising, the list is a useful window into just what everyone is talking about. The Telegraph reports that as of September of this year, Facebook was publishing 45 million status updates a day from 30 million users.


Top 15 terms:



1 – Facebook Applications
Specific words: Farmville, Farm Town, Social Living
2 – FML
Specific word: FML
3 – Swine Flu
Specific words: Flu, Swine Flu, H1N1
4 – Celebrity Deaths
Specific words: Michael Jackson, Patrick Swayze, Billy Mays
5 – Family
Specific words: Family, Mom, Dad, Son, Daughter, Kids
6 – Movies
Specific words: New Moon, Transformers, Star Trek, The Hangover, Paranormal Activity and Harry Potter
7 – Sports
Specific words: Steelers, Yankees
8 – Health Care
Specific words: Health Care, No one should have to…
9 – FB
Specific words: FB, FB Friends, News Feed
10 – Twitter
Specific words: Twitter, RT
11 – Years
Specific words: 2008, 2009, 2010
12 – Lady Gaga
Specific words: Gaga, Poker Face
13 – Yard
Specific word: Yard
14 – Religion
Specific words: Easter, Lord, God
15 – I
Specific words: I, is
Top Facebook Status Update Terms Of 2009 - PSFK