Facebook Weekly Highlights

Godzilla, Dancing with the Stars, American Idol, Univision’s Nuestra Belleza Latina, The Bachelorette and the NBA Playoffs 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. Graduation celebrations
2. Hologram of Michael Jackson at the Billboard Awards
3. ‘Godzilla’ top box office on opening weekend in the US
4. Maks and Meryl win on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars”
5. San Antonio Spurs up 2-0 over Oklahoma City Thunder in NBA Playoffs
6. Cleveland Cavaliers win third NBA draft lottery in four years
7. Aleyda Ortiz is crowned the winner of Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina”
8. Debate over teaching cursive handwriting in schools
9. Singer Caleb Johnson wins “American Idol” on Fox
10. “The Bachelorette” premieres on ABC

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, May 18-21, 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.


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


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