Facebook: 45M interactions about government shutdown

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By Justin Lafferty Comment

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As the U.S. Government shutdown enters day three, many people have aired their grievances on Facebook.

How many? Facebook released statistics to Inside Facebook showing that more than 17 million people have generated roughly 45 million interactions about the topic this week on the social network.

Facebook noted that men are engaging about the shutdown 37 percent more than women.

Top Rated Terms:

  1. Obama
  2. Shutdown / shut down
  3. Congress
  4. GOP
  5. Obamacare

Top Age Groups Buzzing:

  1. 55-64
  2. 45-54
  3. 35-44

Top States Buzzing:

  1. Washington, D.C.
  2. Virginia
  3. Maryland
  4. West Virginia
  5. Alaska
  6. Arkansas
  7. Alabama
  8. New Mexico
  9. Oklahoma
  10. Wyoming

Readers: Have you posted to Facebook about the government shutdown?

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