'Cops' Is This Week's Most Explosive Page On Facebook

The recent tragedy in Norway has reverberated on Facebook enough to impact our ranking of pages, but recent television and movie premieres are getting more traffic.

The recent tragedy in Norway has reverberated on Facebook enough to impact our ranking of pages, but recent television and movie premieres are getting more traffic. Take a look at this week’s list below, and if the statistics are appealing, you might want to check out the statistical tool used to compile these rankings.

Facebook’s Most Explosive Pages

Name# Of FansDaily GrowthWeekly Growth
1. Cops501,205652450,849
2. Captain America991,48711,541306,334
3. Mohamed Hamaki667,2311,413131,229
4. Pier 1 Imports262,51019,929103,488
5. Jens Stoltenberg212,47313,69194,164
6. Craftsman515,8187,16484,728
7. Nordstrom900,39711,62478,246
8. Miss Sprint Cup894,84510,47767,900
9. HP484,07710,94966,073
10. Democracy Challenge268,0959,79154,936


Entertainment

Television show “Cops‘” has rocketed to the top of our list, with 450,849 new fans. Released last week, Captain America‘s debut on the big screen was met with a feverish response on Facebook. Within days the page will surpass the million milestone, and this week’s second place finisher completes the week tallying 306,334 likes.

In Egypt, the voice of Mohamed Hamaki has the masses singing; the musician gains an additional 131,229 social networkers to advance to third.

Promotions

“Daily Dealy” and “Flip Flop Fridays” are two money saving offerings found on the Pier 1 Imports page, where you can save money by clicking the like button. That’s what 103,488 people did this week, putting the retailer in the fourth spot on our list.

Craftsman‘s page asks fans to vote for the most unhandy man, and that clever promotion put the brand in sixth place this week with 84,728 new likers. Meanwhile, you can see Nordstrom‘s sale by clicking like, which is what 78,246 users did this week, putting the retailer in seventh place.

The Miss Sprint Cup pageis a promotion that covers the brand’s phones and the racing realm; 67,900 fans give it a eighth place finish. Summer giveaways and new production information help HP find its way just a place behind garnering a 66,073 weekly growth total.

Political

In light of the tragic recent events, Facebook has become a tool to unify many in Norway. The nation’s Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg (pictured) continues to post inspiring updates on a daily basis, and his fans have increased by 94,164 increase, to place fifth on the list this week.

We close with Democracy Challenge, a popular hot spot for active conversation surrounding a number of issues; the page got an additional 54,936 fans this week, for a tenth-place finish.

Readers, did you find yourself befriending any of this week’s featured pages?