53 Million Facebook Users Discuss Star Wars: The Force Awakens

By David Cohen Comment


Star Wars: The Force Awakens isn’t even in theaters yet, but that hasn’t stopped 53 million Facebook users from creating 126 million interactions (likes, comments, shares) about the film.

Facebook said in an email to SocialTimes that 52 percent of users discussing Star Wars: The Force Awakens are female, with most of them talking about Chewbacca.

The social network added that users aged 18 through 34 discussed the film the most, while those aged 35 through 54 “seem to be the most passionate,” as that age group was responsible for the most interactions per user.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens was also the subject of some 35,000 Facebook events with more than 2 million invitees, and Facebook said about one-third of those events had users planning to attend from at least 50 miles away.

According to Facebook, the countries discussing the movie most are:

  1. U.S.
  2. Australia
  3. U.K.
  4. Iceland
  5. Singapore

And the top five states are:

  1. Utah
  2. Alaska
  3. Idaho
  4. New Mexico
  5. Oregon

The top three most discussed characters globally are:

  1. Darth Vader
  2. Han Solo
  3. Chewbacca

For men:

  1. Luke Skywalker
  2. Jar Jar Binks
  3. Han Solo

And for women:

  1. Chewbacca
  2. Darth Vader
  3. Princess Leia

Readers: Do you plan to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens?