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Most Talked About Person On The Internet Is Pope Francis

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  Originally Published on: 11/18/2013

The most talked about person on the internet is the Pope! An annual survey ranks Pope Francis as one of the top talkers online around the world. He even beat out the newest heir to the British throne, Prince George. Carl Azuz reports. "Most talked about person on the Internet." It's a serious title. When you consider what name is invoked the most on bligs, Internet news sites, social media... Kate Middleton and Prince George, maybe Beyonce or Justin Bieber come to mind. But far surpassing all these folks was Pope Francis: The leader of the Catholic Church, the largest denomination of the world's largest religion. The survey came from the Global Language Monitor, a Texas company that tracks what people are talking about on the Internet. Other names and phrases that came up included "Obamacare," "The National Security Agency," and "Edward Snowden." But Pope Francis has gotten a lot of attention in all forms of media this year. He's made headlines and blogs and tweets for inspirational acts. And he's been criticized for controversial comments on sensitive topics. In Pope Francis, people see someone who's redefined, or exemplified, or defied what they think a Pope should be. And that's prompted them to share their views on the Pope, more than anyone else.
   
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