Top destinations for Facebook users in Singapore during CNY 2014

Top destinations for Facebook users in Singapore during CNY 2014
Lunar New Year marks the beginning of a new calendar year for many people around the world. Festivities span multiple days and include sacred celebrations coordinated to the cycles of the moon. For many, it is an important holiday that centers on reunions with family and friends and observances of cultural traditions.

SINGAPORE - Steamboat meals were the most popular Chinese New Year (CNY) meal choice for Facebook users in Singapore in 2014, according to statistics released by the social media site on Wednesday.

Besides showing spikes in certain festive keywords such as 'steamboat', 'spring cleaning', 'lou hei' and 'lion dance', Facebook users from Singapore were also busy uploading photos and checking into foreign destinations during the CNY period.

The top destinations that Facebook users from Singapore checked into during CNY 2014 were Hong Kong, Malaysia,Philippines, Japan, India, Netherlands and USA.

CNY also presented business opportunities for online merchants due to the closure of brick-and-mortar shops observing the holiday, with people making last-minute travel arrangements and shop for new outfits, presents or ingredients for the festivities.

Click on the infographic below for more information about Lunar New Year habits for Facebook users in Singapore:

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