Major sporting events are always pretty popular on Facebook. Until Election Day, Super Bowl XLVI was the most-talked-about event on Facebook, with the San Francisco Giants’ World Series win also on the list. But how do other sports match up on the social network? Buildmuscle.org dug a little deeper to see what kind of power sports have across the social spectrum.
As the San Francisco Giants won Major League Baseball’s World Series for the second time in three years, Giants fans took to Facebook to celebrate their team’s four-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers. The most popular player on the social network? San Francisco third baseman Pablo Sandoval, also known as Kung Fu Panda for his upbeat demeanor and plush physique.
Wondering how you can help those affected by Hurricane Sandy? Facebook can help. The American Red Cross has been using its Facebook page to post information about shelters, as well as to accept donations for the cause. The social network also reminded its users on the East Coast that posting status updates on Facebook from mobile devices is a quick and easy way to let loved ones know they are safe.
Game one of the 2011 World Series is set for Wednesday night and, while Fox may not love the matchup of the Texas Rangers and the St. Louis Cardinals, baseball fans will still want to chat about it.