On Facebook, Not Everyone Loves U2 (2019-12-10)

U2 is doing a great job on Facebook. As of 2019-12-10, U2 has 16,846,142 likes on their facebook page, 15,327,491 followers and has been maintaining 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 2,487 shares, 16,591 reactions (including 4,446 likes, 216 ‘loves’ and 7 ‘wow’s) and 571 comments:

4,446 likes is darn high! But there is some anger in the air as well. 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 61 shares, 72 comments and 1,057 total reactions, with 210 likes, 11 loves, 4 wow reactions, 4 haha reactions, zero angry reactions and 11 sad reactions.

Granted, 61 shares is still a ton for the average Facebook user.

OUR VERDICT: We did a ton of research, looking through all of U2’s latest social media happenings, their stats, and what people are saying about them. This is our conclusion AS OF 2019-12-10: U2 is…

kicking ass on facebook 🙂

Sure U2 has their detractors, but the overwhelming 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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