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

    … in the U.S. They also shared the interactive map embedded below, from the Facebook Data Science Team, which “looked at how conversation about the Oscars played out in real-time on Facebook during the ceremony.” Readers: Did you watch the 87th Academy Awards Sunday night? If so, did you interact on Facebook during the broadcast? …

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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

    …, the Yankee captain announced his retirement in a Facebook post, giving fans a place to join in the conversation and generating more than 145,000 likes, shares and comments on a single piece of content. As conversation continued throughout the season, the Facebook Data Science Team took a deeper look, releasing a map that shows the distribution of Jeter…

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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

    … The Facebook Data Science Team curled up with some good books, analyzing more than 130,000 status updates containing the phrases “10 books” or “ten books,” during the last two weeks of August, playing off a meme that has been active for about one year: “List 10 books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take more than a few minutes…

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

    … The final match of 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, in which Germany edged Argentina 1-0 with a goal late in extra time, was the top sporting event in Facebook's history, generating more than 280 million interactions (posts, comments, and likes) from 88 million users, according to the Facebook Data Science Team. The final whistle. Götze scores…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 10 readers -
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