The highly anticipated movie The Hunger Games was the most talked about item by Canadians on Facebook in 2012.

The teen survival movie based on the novel of the same name was the most mentioned in status updates, or posted as a video or story link on the social network site.

Coming in second was the movie Avengers, followed by television show The Walking Dead, the death of singer Whitney Houston on February 11, and failed Republican U.S. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney.

A total of 18-million Canadians are currently on Facebook.