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Golden Temple Amritsar among the most 'checked-into' places on Facebook

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  1. aristotle

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    Checking in to a glamorous destination on Facebook is the preferred way to brag to friends and family online, normally followed up by a selfie - the photo-taking phenomenon that has dominated 2013.

    And it seems that tagging yourself at a certain location has become so popular, it is possible to discover travel trends by using the data.

    Facebook has unveiled the most popular places around the world where users have 'checked in' and it certainly makes for interesting reading. It is unsurprising that top tourist locations are among the most checked into places on Facebook, as travel tends to dominate conversation on the social networking site.

    Most checked-into places on Facebook for 2013

    America
    1 Disneyland California
    2 Times Square, New York
    3 Epcot Centre, Walt Disney World, Florida
    4 Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles
    5 AT&T Park, San Francisco
    6 Rangers Ballpark, Texas

    Asia

    1 Tokyo, Disneyland
    2 Hong Kong Disneyland
    3 Tainan Flower Night Market, Taiwan
    4 Myeong-dong Street, Seoul, South Korea
    5 Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
    6 The Golden Temple, Amritsar, India

    Europe
    1 Disneyland Paris, France
    2 The O2 Arena, London, UK
    3 Las Ramblas, Barcelona, Spain
    4 Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
    5 Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey
    6 Gorky Park, Moscow, Russia

    (Source: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/travel/a...-tops-Facebooks-list-checked-places-2013.html)
     

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