Is U2 Causing Anger On Facebook? (2019-12-18)

U2 is pulling in a lot of Facebook fans. As of 2019-12-18, U2 has 16,841,400 likes on their facebook page, 15,323,853 followers and has been adding to 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 2,717 shares, 17,654 reactions (including 4,765 likes, 234 ‘loves’ and 8 ‘wow’s) and 614 comments:

4,765 likes is pretty good! But there is some anger in the air as well. There is another post from U2 that was a little controversial (ID 10157979860126686, with 65 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, 87 comments and 1,168 total reactions, with 231 likes, 12 loves, zero wow reactions, 5 haha reactions, 5 angry reactions and 12 sad reactions.

Of course, 67 shares is still a ton for the average Facebook user.

THE BOTTOM LINE: We did extensive research, digging through all of U2’s latest social media postings, their stats, and what people are saying about them. This is our conclusion AS OF 2019-12-18: U2 is…

performing satisfactorily 🙂

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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