Sporting and media events with the most Facebook interactions in 2014-2017

Selected global media and sporting events with the most Facebook interactions as of May 2017 (in million interactions)

by J. Clement, last edited Feb 16, 2018
Sporting and media events with the most Facebook interactions in 2014-2017 This statistic presents a ranking of the most popular global media and sporting events with the most Facebook interactions. The 2014 FIFA World Cup generated a total of 3 billion Facebook interactions during its duration from June 12, 2014 to July 13, 2014. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games were ranked second with 1.5 billion interactions.
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Selected global media and sporting events with the most Facebook interactions as of May 2017 (in million interactions)

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Number of Facebook interactions in millions
2014 FIFA World Cup (Jun 12-Jul13)3,000
2016 Rio Olympic Games (Aug 5-21, 2016)1,500
2015 Cricket World Cup (Jan 1-Mar 29)700
2014 Presidential Election in Brazil674
2015 Carnival in Brazil (Feb13-Feb 17)534
2014 FIFA World Cup (first week of tournament, June 12-18)459
Indian Premier League 10 (IPL 10) Apr-May 2017350
2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 8 (Apr 1-May 8)312
2015 Copa América (Jun 1-Jul 4, 2015)309
Super Bowl XLIX (Feb 1, 2015)265
Super Bowl XLVIII (Feb 2, 2014)185
NBA Finals (June 4-16, 2015)173
2016 World Series (Oct 25 - Nov 2)150
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics120
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao (May 2, 2015)115
2014 FIFA World Cup Final - Argentina vs. Germany (Jul 13)88
2015 NCAA Tournament (Mar 15-Apr 6)76
2015 UEFA Champions League Final (Jun 6, 2015)76
88th Academy Awards (Feb 24, 2016)67
2014 FIFA World Cup Semi-final - Brazil vs. Germany (Jul 8)66
Number of Facebook interactions in millions
2014 FIFA World Cup (Jun 12-Jul13)3,000
2016 Rio Olympic Games (Aug 5-21, 2016)1,500
2015 Cricket World Cup (Jan 1-Mar 29)700
2014 Presidential Election in Brazil674
2015 Carnival in Brazil (Feb13-Feb 17)534
2014 FIFA World Cup (first week of tournament, June 12-18)459
Indian Premier League 10 (IPL 10) Apr-May 2017350
2015 Indian Premier League (IPL) Season 8 (Apr 1-May 8)312
2015 Copa América (Jun 1-Jul 4, 2015)309
Super Bowl XLIX (Feb 1, 2015)265
Super Bowl XLVIII (Feb 2, 2014)185
NBA Finals (June 4-16, 2015)173
2016 World Series (Oct 25 - Nov 2)150
2014 Sochi Winter Olympics120
Mayweather vs. Pacquiao (May 2, 2015)115
2014 FIFA World Cup Final - Argentina vs. Germany (Jul 13)88
2015 NCAA Tournament (Mar 15-Apr 6)76
2015 UEFA Champions League Final (Jun 6, 2015)76
88th Academy Awards (Feb 24, 2016)67
2014 FIFA World Cup Semi-final - Brazil vs. Germany (Jul 8)66
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by J. Clement, last edited Feb 16, 2018
This statistic presents a ranking of the most popular global media and sporting events with the most Facebook interactions. The 2014 FIFA World Cup generated a total of 3 billion Facebook interactions during its duration from June 12, 2014 to July 13, 2014. The 2016 Rio Olympic Games were ranked second with 1.5 billion interactions.
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