What Kind Of Candy Should You Give Trick-Or-Treaters? Ask Facebook

By Justin Lafferty 

Halloween is approaching quickly, and it’s almost time to stock up on the big bags of sugary goodness to pass out to trick-or-treaters. Can’t decide between Skittles, Kit Kat, or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups? Let Facebook be your guide. Here are the most popular candies on the social network.

Facebook recently released a list of candies with the most populous fanbases:

  1. Skittles – 23.39 million
  2. Starburst – 11.44 million
  3. Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – 10 million (recently hit the 10 million milestone!)
  4. Kit Kat – 9.24 million
  5. Hershey’s Kisses – 5.53 million
  6. Twix – 5.13 million
  7. Snickers – 4.70 million
  8. M&Ms – 3.98 million
  9. Sour Patch Kids – 3.89 million
  10. Life Savers Gummies – 3.28 million

Facebook found that women prefer Hershey’s Kisses, while men choose Mike and Ike, who broke up earlier this year. People between the ages of 13 and 20 are big fans of Life Savers GummiesMike and Ike, and Twix. Facebook discovered that users over the age of 30 tend to like M&MsNestle Crunch, and also Pop Rocks — but hopefully not mixed with Coca-Cola.

It’s also worth noting that the page for candy corn has just about 23,600 likes.

Readers: What is your favorite candy?