Sunday night’s 72nd annual Golden Globes awards generated 17 million interactions (posts, comments and likes) from 8 million Facebook users during the event, up from 7.2 million interactions and 4.1 million users last year, the social network told Mashable.
The 10 moments during Sunday night’s event that generated the most Facebook buzz were:
- Prince presents the award for best original song to Common and John Legend (Selma).
- Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson present the award for best supporting actress to Joanne Frogatt (Downton Abbey).
- Transparent wins best TV comedy or musical.
- Jennifer Lopez and Jeremy Renner present Billy Bob Thornton (Fargo) with the award for best actor in a miniseries.
- Ricky Gervais presents Amy Adams (Big Eyes) with the award for best actress in a motion picture, musical or comedy.
- The opening monologue by Amy Poehler and Tina Fey.
- Jared Leto presents Patricia Arquette (Boyhood) with the award for best supporting actress in a motion picture, drama.
- Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) wins best actor in a TV drama.
- Bill Hader and Kristen Wiig present the award for best original screenplay (Birdman).
- Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda present Jeffrey Tambor (Transparent) with the award for best actor in a TV comedy.
Readers: Did you interact on Facebook during the 72nd annual Golden Globes awards?
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