The attention on the site surrounding the March 8 event had doubled since a year ago, Facebook reported, adding that it saw 'people around the world talking, sharing and posting in celebration of women and related issues'. But first, let's look at the major events people were talking about on Facebook in 2017.
The news comes just as the #MeToo movement and the women who sparked it were named as Time Magazine's Person of the Year.
This year's event saw more than 165 million people generate more than 430 million interactions around the world, with the US, Brazil, India, Mexico and Argentina driving the conversations and making up 50 per cent of the total posts. The Women's March also made Twitter's top 10 list of the most used hashtags. The Las Vegas shooting drove the most users to offer help using the platform's Crisis Response tools.
Flu virus now widespread in Georgia
This winter all visitors to Vancouver hospitals and nursing homes once again must get a flu shot or wear a surgical mask. To find a location near you to get the flu vaccine, go to healthvermont.gov/flu or dial 2-1-1.
Quake in Mexico: The response to this crisis in late September drove the highest number of total interactions within Crisis Response on Facebook of the year, with millions of people marking themselves safe, offering help to their community or donating to the cause. Hurricane Harvey was the largest fundraiser for a single cause on Facebook in 2017, raising more than $20 million in the wake of the disaster. The most-viewed video and live broadcast on the social network this year was One Love Manchester, which raised over $450,000 for those affected by the terrorist attack in Manchester, England and generated more than 80 million views. Just head over to facebook.com/yearinreview to access yours. The broadcast was both the biggest live video and the most-viewed video with views topping 80 million.
If 2017 was the year for you, Facebook's blog post compiled the good (and the bad) trends. Facebook also dropped its five percent cut of any donations made on Facebook, giving 100 percent to the organization.
Factoring in ballpark and season, Chatwood still finished last season with an above-average ERA+ of 107, per Baseball Reference . Adding Chatwood boosts a rotation that will likely lose former Cy Young Award victor Jake Arrieta and veteran John Lackey .
Global Playtest is a closed online event that allows selected players to try out Dying Light: Bad Blood before its release. In a cruel set-up where everyone fights for the survival of the few, betrayal is not a question of "if", but "when".
At least six people were hurt when a auto ended up on a sidewalk after crashing into two other vehicles in Lower Manhattan. This is a developing news story and NY1 will have more information as it becomes available.
The highly-rated headlights, for example, do not come standard on base models and many vehicles lack crash avoidance technology. The 2018 list of the safest vehicles is out, and just 15 earned the highest rating, down from 69 a year ago .
It's unclear where the pair will end up, but it will be interesting to see what level of basketball they end up playing at. UCLA suspended LiAngelo Ball indefinitely after the shoplifting arrest, even though the charges were dropped.
And while the couple do receive the occasional piece of hate mail, McNearney said the response has been overwhelmingly positive. Jimmy Kimmel shared this photo of his son Billy on Instagram on October 21, 2017.
He also confirmed that four of the returnees had medical cases and were promptly taken away on an ambulance for treatment. The Tuesday returnees arrived aboard a BURQA Airline Boeing 737-800 aircraft with registration number, 5N-DMG from Libya.
Burning as well was the Creek Fire in the San Fernando Valley north of Los Angeles, which started at 3:42 a.m. One key facet of helping protect people from wildfires is preventing and avoiding them in the first place.
Ford will now build electric cars in Mexico
Ford will build its next generation all-electric auto in Mexico, rather than at the plant in MI where it promised to build it. The move comes as Ford and other automakers place increasingly large bets on electrification and self-driving technology.
Bitcoin marketplace NiceHash hacked, over $60 million lost
The swings in price occurred just as the trading community prepares for bitcoin to start trading on two established USA exchanges. It is now working with the relevant authorities and law enforcement "as a matter of urgency" to investigate the breach.
Honor 9 and Honor V9 receive Android Oreo update too
The application also includes feedback option for any bugs or issues that you might encounter while testing the Oreo beta. No information when the global variant of the Huawei Mate 9 will be available but it should roll out soon.
Thomas Fire Forces New Evacuations, Closure Of Highway 101
Fire crews tell KSBY a lot of evacuees are suffering from sore eyes caused by the embers and the ash that has blanketed the area. As of Thursday, the community college has made a decision to cancel classes Thursday through Saturday at all of its campuses.