Facebook Weekly Highlights

The NHL, the NBA, Dumb and Dumber To and the final episode of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” 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. NHL Finals
2. NBA Finals
3. “Dumb and Dumber To” trailer released
4. Final episode of “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey” airs
5. 68th Annual Tony Awards
6. Sir Mix-A-Lot Performs “Baby Got Back” with Seattle Symphony
7. Olympic swimmer Amy Van Dyken severs spine in ATV accident
8. Pitching ace Bob Welch passes away at 57
9. Controversy over whether a computer passed the Turing test
10. Rep. Eric Cantor loses Republican primary, and will step down as House Majority Leader

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, June 8-11, 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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