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.
More than 400 Nigerians repatriated from Libya
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tre'Davious White thankfully did not suffer any serious injuries from the hit that earned Rob Gronkowski a one-game suspension. Clark, who played football at LSU with White, also said the Bills should have "jumped" the tight end as an act of solidarity.
The regular trading started at $102.82 but as the trading progresses, the stock receded, ending the session with a fall of -0.18%. Several other hedge funds have also made changes to their positions in the company. 302,519 were reported by Haverford Trust Com.
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.
Players can continue playing with good all-rounded started equipment load outs or specialize in one of the 16 unlockable variants. The Nintendo Switch is quickly becoming the go-to console for games with couch co-op and local multiplayer.
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.
If you don't want to get injured, don't come out here. "He also defends Iloka while stressing the difficulties of playing safety". Don't judge me on what you see on football, because football's my competitive side. "Think about what you ask us to do.
6 people hit by vehicle in Lower Manhattan
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.
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.
R. Kelly Burglars Empty ATL Homes ... Cops ID a Suspect
Walker is now wanted on two counts of burglary, two counts of theft by taking and two counts of theft by deception. Officials went to check that home the next day and said they found it burglarized as well. " Many televisions.