Facebook has released statistics on the top content shared on its platform during the World Cup. This measures global and country Facebook conversations related to the World Cup between June 14th and July 15th.
The statistics reveal that over 383 million people had more than 2.3 billion interactions relating to the World Cup on Facebook.
First runner-up, Croatia interactions on Facebook went 180% higher during the knockout stage compared to the group stage while interactions about France were 300% higher during the knockout stage compared to the group stage.
Below are more statistics from the World Cup 2018.
The most discussed teams are:
The most discussed players are:
Countries most engaged in the World Cup conversation are:
Most Loved post:
Mexico’s Raúl Jiménez shares a photo of his team after it upset Germany in the group stage.
Ranked based on views
A video posted by former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas.
Based on overall interactions
Leo Messi updates his profile picture.
Cristiano Ronaldo encourages his team and country at the start of the World Cup.
James Rodriguez shares his heartbreak after Colombia’s loss to England in the round of 16.
Top Social moments during the World Cup final:
Ranked by highest spikes in conversations
France wins the World Cup (conclusion of the match).
Paul Pogba gives France a 3-1 lead with his goal in the 59th minute.
France takes a 1-0 lead on the Mario Mandzukic own goal in the 18th minute.
Players who got the most likes during the course of the tournament: