The most shared posts on Facebook in 2017. Videos are among the most shared content but in the ranking there are also quizzes, requests for help and studies
Here are the shared postpones on Facebook in 2017: from the most shared videos to the links that were most widespread in the study by BuzzSumo.
The most shared posts on Facebook in 2017
It is clear that the Facebook audience readily shares fun, stimulating and engaging content published outside the platform. The music videos are at the top of this year's charts with three posts on the list. Among the most shared posts, two of a political nature also appear.
The contents of Facebook are shared in 2017:
1 – The music video of Despacito by Luis Fonsi, with 22.2 million interactions the most shared post on Facebook of the year.2 – The music video Shape of You by Ed Sheeran, with 9.7 million interactions.3 – The news of the suicide of the Linkin Park singer, with 7.4 million interactions.4 – A grammar quiz: only 1 in 50 can identify these 16 grammar errors, with 5.4 interactions.5 – The Thai music video Ive Been Crying du Prue Nakarin, with 4.5 million interactions.6 – The post related to a train journey through the most beautiful places in the United States for $ 213, with 3.8 million interactions.7 – A quiz about which American state you should live, based on your personality, with 3.1 million interactions.8 – An article about the President Trump which requires more welfare in the work, with 3.1 million interactions.9 – The news of the 20 million Muslims march against ISIS, but ignored by the media, with 3.1 million interactions.10 – A video of Garth Brooks who donates the guitar to a fan of cancer, with 2.6 million interactions. – The news of Mexican bakers preparing the Pan Dulce for the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with 2.4 million interactions.11 – A study that claims that i second-born children are more prone to crime, with 2.2 million interactions.12 – A study that states that the measurement of time spent with one's mother affects her mother's life span, with 2.1 million interactions.13 – A funny video in which a animal appreciates the tickling on the belly, with 1.9 million interactions.14 – The image of an Icelandic country with 3D pedestrian crossing, with 1.6 million interactions.
Most shared music videos on Facebook
The most shared posts on Facebook are the videos and this year was a music video on YouTube earning the first place among the most shared content on Facebook:the well-known "Despacito" by Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi together with Puerto Rican rapper Daddy Yankee. This song has reached the top of the charts of 47 countries and was the first song in Spanish to lead the Billboard Hot 100 ranking since 1996. it is impossible that you never heard it, given that the video has been viewed 4 billion times.
Music videos remain one of the most shared forms of post on Facebook. A video of Ed Sheeran was the second most shared content on Facebook with almost 10 million shares.
The third most popular music video was the Thai video I?ve been crying by Prue Nakarin () which received over 4.5 million interactions.
Even the videos of Coldplay, Taylor Swift and Enrique Iglesias have achieved over 3 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared posts on Facebook 2017: the news
More than 44% of Americans use Facebook, fake or real as a source of news, and are likely to quickly share the news of particular media coverage they see and have been for the news of Chester Bennington's suicide by TMZ, which has reached over 7 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared posts on Facebook: Quiz
The viral quizzes still seem to reach excellent results, even if we are seeing less engagement than in previous years. Probably this format is reaching a saturation point, even if this Women.com quiz has obtained over 5 million interactions by entering the list of the most shared posts on Facebook.
Another popular form of quizzes usually in vogue on the personality, perhaps also thanks to Cosmopolitan and many other magazines of this type. The trick is to ensure that the answer makes the user feel smart and unique, so that they can share results
Among the most appreciated tests, we must also mention the one that asks users to discover the ideal state of the United States where to live:
Most shared content on Facebook 2017: Travel and adventure
A theme that is always successful among the most shared content on Facebook that of travel and adventure: they tend to be visually stimulating and distracting. In fact, we find the journey by train among the most beautiful places in America. Moving stories
The moving story of Mexican bakers supporting flood victims after Hurricane Harvey has been widely shared on Facebook, achieving over 2.4 million interactions.
There are also other examples of stories that warm the heart, feeling beautiful stories that have been shared on Facebook, such as the video of Garth Brooks giving his guitar to a cancer patient, who got over 2.6 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared links on Facebook: Studies and research results
Articles reporting study results tend to be particularly performing on Facebook, including "science says" style articles. The article below on a study by MIT, Northwestern and the University of Florida on sibling criminal propensity of content that even families can share both as a joke and for the value of research. The post, as anticipated, has reached over 2 million interactions on Facebook.
A similar post on the longevity of mothers accompanying their children for longer has achieved excellent results on Facebook, with over 1.4 million interactions.
Most shared videos on Facebook: animals
Fashions come and go, but videos of cute animals are always welcome, year after year and are known as one of the most popular forms of content on Facebook. Marking a change from the videos of cats, this video of a seal that tickles the belly has achieved over 1.9 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared posts on Facebook: politics
The most shared article on this year's Huffington Post was: "I don't know how to explain to you that you should worry about other people."
Two of the most shared posts have each reached over 3 million interactions on Facebook. The first is an article by American Bacon on President Trump that requires welfare to work. The second is an article about "20 million Muslims marching against ISIS and the mainstream media ignore them completely". Both are strong opinion articles. This last article contains a specific vision and some might argue that a more accurate title would have been: "millions of Muslims take part in the mass pilgrimage of Arbaeen – despite ISIS". The petition to indict President Trump also got over 2 million shares.
People seem to share content on Facebook to support their particular political or point of view. Political posts often have many more likes or reactions. There is some evidence that the more part content, the more that particular tribe will share it. Obviously, the side effects relate to a sort of echo so that the more you like the content that fits your tribe, the less the different points of view you'll see, the algorithm works like this.
Most shared posts on Facebook 2017: Stunning images
Stimulating or imaginative images are very well shared on Facebook. A stunning image of 3D pedestals from Bored Panda has received over 1.6 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared content on Facebook: support
The following post describes the ups and downs of being a mother; it is a strong post by Bethany Jacobs with a message to all mothers. The post received over 1.6 million interactions on Facebook.
Most shared posts on Facebook 2017: Practical and healthy content
Health-related content has always been one of the most shared posts on Facebook, including the secrets of a long life. An informational post used lemons to show how breast cancer can appear and be perceived: for its immediacy and usefulness it was one of the more shared posts on Facebook of 2017.
Most shared posts on Facebook 2017: opinions
An opinion post on The Atlantic has reached over 700,000 interactions and the question "have smartphones destroyed a generation?" Has clearly aroused the interest of users on Facebook.
Opinion posts on current issues seem to be widely shared. A New Yorker post has investigated why the facts do not change our minds. The post received almost 500,000 interactions on Facebook.