Facebook Data Science Team

  • 2015 MLB All-Stars, by Facebook Mentions

    …) Shortstop: Brandon Crawford, Giants (Jhonny Peralta, St. Louis Cardinals) Third Base: David Wright, New York Mets (Todd Frazier, Reds) Outfield: Bryce Harper, Washington Nationals; Andrew McCutchen, Pittsburgh Pirates; Giancarlo Stanton, Marlins (Harper; Matt Holiday, Cardinals; Stanton) The Facebook Data Science Team also prepared the fandom map below, illustrating AL and NL fandom at the county level. Readers: Are you ready for the 2015 All-Star Game? …

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Social Facebook- 21 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 16 readers -
  • 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. …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebook- 4 readers -
  • 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…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 4 readers -
  • The Most Popular Honeymoon Destinations in 2014

    … posted a marriage event in 2014 and checked into a location within two weeks of their self-identified marriage date. Check-ins within 20 miles of their home location were excluded. Top destinations for all (international + US) couples: Las Vegas, USA Lahaina, USA Honolulu, USA Playa del Carmen, Mexico Cancún, Mexico Punta Cana…

    Facebook Newsroomin Facebook- 3 readers -
  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … Memoirs of a Geisha, Arthur Golden, 1.76 percent Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom, 1.75 percent The Road, Cormac McCarthy, 1.73 percent Watership Down, Richard Adams, 1.72 percent A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Betty Smith, 1.72 percent Where the Sidewalk Ends, Shel Silverstein, 1.68 percent The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Stieg Larsson, 1.65 percent…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 6 readers -
  • 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? …

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 3 readers -
  • 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- 9 readers -
Get the top posts daily into your mailbox!