Oprah Winfrey Ruled Facebook and Twitter During the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards

Her speech after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award topped both social networks

Nearly 24 million Facebook views, and counting
Golden Globes/Facebook Watch

Oprah Winfrey’s speech after accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award dominated conversation on Facebook and Twitter during the 75th Annual Golden Globe Awards Sunday night.

At the time of this post, the video of the speech, shared via the Golden Globes Facebook Watch page, had been viewed nearly 24 million times and shared over 400,000 times.

Twitter said the hashtag #TimesUp was tweeted more than 520,000 times during the event—second only to #GoldenGlobes—peaking during Winfrey’s speech.

Meanwhile, #WhyWeWearBlack was tweeted more than 170,000 times, peaking during the red carpet festivities.

And Facebook said 1 million people generated 1.5 million interactions related to #TimesUp on Sunday.

The five most-talked-about moments on Facebook during the event Sunday night were:

  1. Winfrey’s speech
  2. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri winning best motion picture, drama
  3. Frances McDormand winning best performance by an actress in a motion picture, drama, for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
  4. Guillermo del Toro winning best director, motion picture for The Shape of Water
  5. Laura Dern winning best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a TV series or TV movie for Big Little Lies

And the five most-tweeted-about Golden Globes moments were:

  1. Winfrey’s speech
  2. Big Little Lies wins best limited series
  3. Sterling K. Brown wins best actor in a TV series, drama for This Is Us
  4. Saoirse Ronan wins best actress in a motion picture, comedy for Lady Bird
  5. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri winning best motion picture, drama

Facebook said its livestream of The HFPA Presents: Globes Red Carpet Live on Facebook Watch had surpassed 3.8 million views at the time of this post, and its red carpet coverage also included the 360 video embedded below.

Twitter’s most-tweeted-about celebrities on the red carpet were:

  1. Dakota Johnson
  2. Meryl Streep
  3. Millie Bobby Brown
  4. Debra Messing
  5. Sebastian Stan

The most retweeted celebrity tweets were:

The most-tweeted-about TV shows Sunday night were:

  1. Stranger Things
  2. Big Little Lies
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale
  4. This Is Us
  5. Game of Thrones

The most-tweeted-about movies of the evening were:

  1. Lady Bird
  2. Coco
  3. The Shape of Water
  4. I, Tonya
  5. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

The most-tweeted-about stars Sunday night were:

  1. Winfrey
  2. James Franco
  3. Natalie Portman
  4. Nicole Kidman
  5. Brown