2014

Year in Review

Watch the video

Click the right arrow to continue

Swipe to continue

At the end of each year, we reflect.
We remember challenges and triumphs.
We celebrate the moments that connect us.

Continue to take a look back on 2014.

Swipe to take a look back on 2014.

World Cup

The 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil drove more conversation than any other event in Facebook history.

More

Ebola Virus Outbreak

Since March, the most widespread Ebola outbreak in history has claimed the lives of thousands of people.

More

Elections in Brazil

This year's presidential election in Brazil was one of the most discussed and hotly debated in the country's history.

More

Robin Williams

In August, actor and entertainer Robin Williams passed away.

More

Ice Bucket Challenge

Between June and September, people around the world shared more than 17 million Ice Bucket Challenge videos on Facebook to raise awareness for ALS, a neurodegenerative disease.

More

Conflict in Gaza

In July, ongoing tension between Israelis and Palestinians erupted into a conflict that lasted seven weeks.

More

Malaysia Airlines

The world took notice when two Malaysia Airlines planes were lost within months of each other.

More

Super Bowl

In February, the Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos, 43-8, to win Super Bowl XLVIII.

More

Michael Brown / Ferguson

The shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, led to protests and heated debates in the US and abroad.

More

Sochi Olympics

In February, the 22nd Winter Olympic Games commenced in Sochi, Russia.

More

The moments we shared in 2014 affected us all.
They shocked, moved and entertained us.
They connected us.

Together, let’s make 2015 amazing.