Is U2 Loved… Or Hated? (2019-12-11)

U2 is tearing up Facebook. As of 2019-12-11, U2 has 16,845,865 likes on their facebook page, 15,327,344 followers and has been posting on the page since October 10, 2007. We analyzed the couple-dozen latest posts from U2 and found some interesting peculiarities. First, check out the most shared post (ID 10157967418406686) with a whopping 2,591 shares, 17,211 reactions (including 4,597 likes, 228 ‘loves’ and 7 ‘wow’s) and 588 comments:

4,597 likes is darn high! But not everything is positive. There is another post from U2 that was a little controversial (ID 10157958258966686, with 7 angry reactions:

And in addition, U2 has plenty of posts on their page that don’t get all that much attention. Just take a look at this one (ID 10157966525001686):

This post has just 67 shares, 83 comments and 1,124 total reactions, with 224 likes, 11 loves, zero wow reactions, 4 haha reactions, 4 angry reactions and 11 sad reactions.

Now sure, 67 shares is still a ton for the average Facebook user.

THE BOTTOM LINE: We did extensive research, looking through all of U2’s latest social media shenanigans, their stats, and what people are saying about them. This is what we think AS OF 2019-12-11: U2 is…

gaining traction 🙂

Sure U2 has their enemies, but the vast, vast majority are very positive recently, so we’re confident in this conclusion. But what do you think? Do you love U2… or hate them? Is their popularity deserved? Let us know in the comments.

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