The Guinness World Record For Facebook Likes Is…

The Guinness Book of World Records compiled a list of the greatest accomplishments in social media this year, and we’ve got the low-down on the ones related to Facebook.

  • Most likes on a Facebook page: Facebook‘s own official page, oddly enough, with 47,194,601 as of Wednesday, edging out Zynga’s Texas Hold’em Poker page, with 45.78 million. The top five was rounded out by Eminem (42.05 million), YouTube (40.44 million), and Lady Gaga (39.49 million).
  • Most likes on a Facebook item: The official page for Lil Wayne, a.k.a, Dewayne Michael Carter Jr., with 668,198. The page also holds the mark for most likes on a Facebook item in 24 hours, at 588,243 on Feb. 15.
  • Most likes on a Facebook page in 24 hours: Frito-Lay U.S., with 1,571,161 April 11 through 12.

These facts are merely a sampling of what appears on the Guinness Book of World Records Facebook page.

Readers: Are there any Facebook-related statistics you would like to learn the Guinness World Record for?

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