Farmville, FML and swine flu topped the Facebook trend charts this year

The status updates on Facebook are supposed to be users letting their friends know what they are up to, but are more usually the unfettered outpourings of minds which are not self-editing. So what you read is what they’ve got – the statistics simply show what people obsess about when online.

Facebook have revealed this year’s top trends, based on what the ‘keywords’ are in users’ status updates. The Facebook Data Team produced this snapshot of Facebook 2009.

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