Facebook Data Science Team

  • 2015 MLB All-Stars, by Facebook Mentions

    … By David Cohen on Jul. 10, 2015 - 12:30 PM What if participants in Major League Baseball’s 2015 All-Star Game were determined by Facebook mentions? The Facebook Data Science Team calculated which MLB players were mentioned most in conversations on the social network from April 29 through July 2, the league’s voting period for All-Stars…

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  • 87th Academy Awards: 21M Facebook Users, 58M Interactions

    … for Birdman. Patricia Arquette wins Best Supporting Actress. John Legend and Common song “Glory” wins Best Original Song. Julianne Moore wins Best Actress. Adam Levine and Maroon 5 perform “Lost Stars” from Begin Again. Arons, Michelena and Cameron said the Lady Gaga-Julie Andrews moment peaked at 214,000 people per minute globally and 154,000…

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  • THANKSGIVING: What Are U.S. Facebook Users Thankful for?

    … The Facebook Data Science Team marked Thanksgiving by analyzing anonymized, aggregate data from English-speaking users in the U.S. to determine what they were most thankful for, and friends, family and health topped the list. (more…) New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media. …

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  • Derek Jeter’s Final Season and Facebook

    … From his retirement announcement via a Feb. 12 Facebook post to the final innings of his Major League Baseball career last week, New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter has incorporated Facebook into his farewell season. Rob Shaw, who works on strategic partner development for sports media content at the social network, examined how Jeter’s swan…

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  • The Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations in 2014

    … What were the most popular places for newlyweds to spend their honeymoon in 2014? The Facebook Data Team put together lists of the top honeymoon destinations in and outside of the US based on Facebook check-ins and a graph of the median distance traveled by country. Highlights from the findings: While Las Vegas took the top spot overall…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … further ado, here are Facebook’s top 100 books, including their authors and the percentage of status updates they appeared in: Harry Potter series, J.K. Rowling, 21.08 percent To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee. 14.48 percent The Lord of the Rings, JRR Tolkien, 13.86 percent The Hobbit, JRR Tolkien, 7.48 percent Pride and Prejudice, Jane Austen, 7.28…

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  • Facebook ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Update: 17M+ Videos Seen 10B+ Times by 400M+ Users

    … More than 17 million videos related to the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge were uploaded to Facebook between June 1 and Sept. 1, and they were viewed more than 10 billion times by more than 440 million users, the social network said in an update Tuesday. The Facebook Data Science Team added that from June 1 through Aug. 17, there were more than 28 million related posts, comments and likes. Readers: Did you participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge? …

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  • WORLD CUP: Final Match Is Top Sporting Event In Facebook’s History

    … through 34. Women 18 through 24. Women 25 through 34. Men 35 through 44. U.S. (10.5 million users) Brazil (10 million) Argentina (more than 7 million) Germany (5 million) Indonesia Götze Thomas Müller Miroslav Klose Mesut Özil Bastian Schweinsteiger Messi Javier Mascherano Higuaín Ezequiel Lavezzi Sergio Agüero Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during Sunday's match? …

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