Based on the list of most checked-in locations on Facebook, it shows that people from India’s metro cities tend to check in more, in comparison to other Indian cities. Delhi-ites seem to be the more proactive, as most of the checked-in locations in the top 20 list belong to the capital city.
The Indian urban consumers’ love for modern day retail outlets is reflected in the fact that Select City Walk, a popular mall in south Delhi, is the most checked-in location on Facebook for 2012. Ambience mall from Delhi, Inorbit mall from Mumbai and The Great India Place in Delhi NCR are also within the overall top 15.
Café 1 Boulevard, a café in South Delhi, eclipses chains such as Hard Rock Café, Delhi, Leopold Café, Mumbai and Toit, Bangalore, to claim the top spot for cafes and restaurants, in the most checked-in location for 2012. Local north India favorite, Sukhdev Dhaba at Murthal, took number #4 spot, in the most checked-in location for 2012.
The top 5 locations, across categories such as hotels, café, malls and landmark places, where most check-in’s happened on Facebook, are as follows:
Malls & Multiplexes
Cafes, Restaurants & Bars
|The Leela Kempinski||Select Citywalk , Saket||1 Cafe Boulevard,||Golden Temple, Amritsar|
|J.W Marriot||Satyam Cinemas||Leopold Cafe||Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib|
|The Taj Mahal Hotel||Ambience Mall||Hard Rock Café, New Delhi||India Gate|
|Grand Hyatt Mumbai||DT Cinemas||Sukhdev dhaba, murthal||Connaught Place, New Delhi|
|Le Meridien New Delhi||Inorbit Mall||Toit||Sector 17, Chandigarh|
Top 15 names most checked-in locations on Facebook are:
- Select Citywalk , Saket,
- Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib), Amritsar
- Gurudwara Shri Bangla Sahib
- India Gate, Delhi
- Connaught Place, New Delhi
- Satyam Cinemas,
- Sector 17, Chandigarh
- Ambience Mall
- DT Cinemas
- Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport
- Inorbit Mall
- Marine Drive
- 1 Cafe Boulevard
- Prasads IMAX
- The Great India Place
- Leopold Cafe
- Hard Rock Cafe New Delhi
- New Delhi
- Sukhdev dhaba, murthal
- Kingdom of Dreams
Top songs shared on Facebook in 2012
The top songs shared on Facebook in 2012 for India goes was ‘Tum Hi Ho Bandhu’ from the movie Cocktail, followed by ‘Daaru Desi’ again from Cocktail and then ‘Pani Da Rang’ from Vicky Donor, at number #2 and #3 spots respectively.
Facebook has 61 million users in India, out of which 30% are now registering via mobile devices.
[This article is part of our 2012 Recap series, and is supported by CCAvenue.]
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