Facebook Weekly Highlights


WWE’s Wrestlemania, Game of Thrones, and Stephen Colbert taking over the “Late Show” are among the most-buzzed-about topics on Facebook this week. Public figures are joining the conversation, so check out our weekly rankings and a few standout posts.

This Week’s Facebook Buzz Rankings*

1. Fans pick their loyalties for new “Favorite Character” category at upcoming MTV Movie Awards
2. John Pinette, stand-up comedian, dies at 50
3. Stars attend the 49th Academy of Country Music Awards
4. Legendary actor Micky Rooney dies at 93 after 80-year career
5. WWE wrestler Brock Lesnar defeats The Undertaker at WrestleMania, ending 21-0 winning streak
6. UConn Huskies capture both men’s and women’s NCAA basketball championship title
7. Season 4 of HBO’s “Game of Thrones” premieres
8. Stephen Colbert named new host of CBS’ “Late Show”
9. Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina” beauty competition narrows to seven contestants
10. “Captain America: The Winter Soldier” big at the box office

By Bree Nguyen, Strategic Partnerships Manager and Alex Walker, Consumer Content Manager with research by Facebook Data Analyst Dustin Cable, extern Evan Bonnstetter and content writer Sonya Barrett

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, April 6 — April 10, in the United States. Rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.


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