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

    … 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

    … for all (international + US) couples: Playa del Carmen, Mexico Cancún, Mexico Punta Cana, Dominican Republic Montego Bay, Jamaica Antalya, Turkey Castries, St. Lucia Gramado, Brazil Bodrum, Turkey Gros Islet, St. Lucia Malé, Maldives Top destinations for US couples: Lahaina, USA Castries, St. Lucia Honolulu, USA Montego…

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  • The Top 100 Books on Facebook

    … The Alchemist, Paulo Coelho, 4.01 percent Anne of Green Gables, L.M. Montgomery, 3.95 percent The Giver, Lois Lowry, 3.88 percent The Kite Runner, Khaled Hosseini, 3.67 percent Ender’s Game, Orson Scott Card, 3.53 percent The Poisonwood Bible, Barbara Kingsolver, 3.39 percent Lord of the Flies, William Golding, 3.38 percent The Eye of the World, Robert Jordan…

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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

    … 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…

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