NFL: Cardinals’ Facebook Fans Happiest, @DallasCowboys Twitter Most Mentioned

By Justin Lafferty Comment


From weeks 7 through 9, the Arizona Cardinals had the happiest NFL fans on Facebook, Unmetric found.

The most @-mentioned team on Twitter, though it may not be for positive reasons, was far and away the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys’ official Twitter account (@DallasCowboys) received more than 28,000 mentions from Oct. 21 though Nov. 9. The second-most mentioned was @Chargers, the San Diego Chargers official account.

In Unmetric’s latest NFL social report, the Cardinals’ Facebook fans had the highest percentage of positive sentiment, edging out the Baltimore Ravens and Atlanta Falcons.

Screen Shot 2015-11-13 at 9.50.43 AMThe Green Bay Packers and New England Patriots held the most-used hashtags on Instagram and Twitter.

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The Patriots also had the most engaging Facebook post in this time period. The below post, celebrating the team’s victory over Washington, earned an Unmetric engagement score of 1,000 — gaining more than 163,000 likes and greater than 44,000 shares

A New York Giants tweet showing a GIF of star receiver Odell Beckham Jr.‘s touchdown dance gained the most retweets of any team’s post from week 7 through 9. The Giants also shared the celebration on Instagram, claiming the top spot in terms of comments, topping a New England Patriots photo of Rob Gronkowski with a cat, and an offer from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for two free tickets.

Here’s a look back at past Unmetric NFL reports:

Readers: Which NFL team’s post was your favorite?

Image courtesy of the Arizona Cardinals on Facebook.