U2 & Facebook – The Verdict (2019-11-07)

U2 is tearing up Facebook. As of 2019-11-07, U2 has 16,868,421 likes on their facebook page, 15,344,720 followers and has been posting on the page since October 10, 2007. We analyzed the couple-dozen latest posts from U2 and found some crazy stuff. First, check out the most shared post (ID 10157736241916686) with a whopping 2,050 shares, 14,724 reactions (including 3,019 likes, 445 ‘loves’ and 182 ‘wow’s) and 1,210 comments:

3,019 likes is quite a bit! However, not everything is positive. There is another post from U2 that was a little controversial (ID 10157742017881686, with 25 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 10157789376261686):

This post has just 155 shares, 131 comments and 2,606 total reactions, with 481 likes, 22 loves, 7 wow reactions, 1 haha reactions, zero angry reactions and zero sad reactions.

Of course, 155 shares is still a lot for the average Facebook user.

THE CONCLUSION: We did some very comprehensive research, digging through all of U2’s latest social media events, their stats, and what people are saying about them. Here’s what we reckon AS OF 2019-11-07: U2 is…

kicking ass and taking names 🙂

Sure U2 has their detractors, but the vast, vast majority are very positive lately, 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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