Today’s list of the most explosive pages on Facebook leads with a creative campaign set up in honor of Marvin Gaye’s legendary “What’s Going On” album. There’s also a hot sale going on in the U.K., and we have a few pages where fans have been gathering to mourn the passing of Ryan Dunn. Read on for more, and if you like what you see here, be sure to check out the in-depth statistic tool we use to compile this countdown.
Facebook’s Most Explosive Pages
|Name||# Of Fans||Daily Growth||Weekly Growth|
|1. Marvin Gaye||522,987||235,452||237,629|
|3. Dirk Nowitzki||749,929||82,973||137,123|
|4. Degree Men||199,016||13,060||107,079|
|5. Ryan Dunn||135,335||23,988||103,880|
|6. Alborosie Official Page||213,611||223||102,830|
|7. V.C. Andrews Fan Page||106,576||38||93,191|
|8. Viva La Bam||821,723||17,958||85,659|
|9. Boston Bruins||884,484||3,855||76,825|
|10. Yingluck Shinawatra||142,469||8,239||70,448|
With the 40th anniversary of the iconic “What’s Going On” record nearing, Marvin Gaye‘s Facebook presence has launched a creative campaign asking fans around the world to submit pictures of the happenings in their local communities. The project has been as a success thus far, topping our list with a 237,629 increase over seven days.
Popular Reggie artist Alborosie witnesses an immense weekly growth total as his latest record hit stores yesterday; the release aides in the musician ranking sixth — totaling a 102,830 increase.
Heading over to London, retail store ASOS is offering an exclusive peak at their summer sale in exchange for new likers. The promotion also offers social networkers a chance at winning free money; the page explodes to second talling 183,631 new entries.
Dallas Maverick star forward Dirk Nowitzki updates his latest happenings on Facebook; 137,123 users help the champion score a three-pointer this week.
Degree Men have themed their social networking presence around the realm of professional sports. Many seem to be enjoying the coverage as the page comes in fourth with 107,079 new likes.
Speaking of champion talk, let’s not forget those Stanley Cup champions residing in New England. Coming in ninth, the Boston Bruins make the cut welcoming 76,825 new fans to the celebration.
With the tragic passing Jackass star Ryan Dunn earlier this week, many are fanning pages on the social network to say their goodbyes. This community page set up in his memory continues to be a notable choice as it splits our list in two – seeing a 103,880 fan increase.
Many are also migrating toward past MTV series “Viva La Bam” to discuss the recent accident; an additional 85,659 people are tuning into the page, putting it in ninth place.
Fans of V.C. Andrews seem to be gravitating to the author’s page at a rapid rate; the fan page finishes with a seventh-place worthy 93,191 increase.
And we close the discussion of this week’s list with Thai reporter Yingluck Shinawatra. Her frequent news updates have been turning many heads; the page rounds out our countdown accruing 70,448 new fans.
Readers, did you find yourself hooked on any of the pages mentioned this week?