Social Media RecordsPosted: July 9, 2011 | |
There are two types of social media users. The unassuming user, connecting with friends and the world, for whom the platforms were intended for in the first place. Then there is us, who being bracketed in the first column also look at these swarms of people and see tons of business and brand building just waiting to be tapped.
Loads of people have achieved tons of success on social media platforms. I am aware that numbers are not the all and be all, but they do mean that these brands and people are communicating their ideals to a larger audience.
Here are the Guinness Social Media records as of the 29th of June 2011.
Most likes on a Facebook page
The most “likes” on a Facebook page is 47,194,601, achieved by Facebook, on 29 June 2011, by ah Facebook’s own page.
Facebook usurped Zynga’s Texas Hold’em Poker page, which now stands in second place with 45.78 million likes. Also in the top 5 the top 5 are the official pages for rapper Eminem (42.05 million likes), video-sharing site YouTube (40.44 million likes), and pop artist Lady Gaga (39.49 million likes).
Most likes on a Facebook page in 24 hours
The most “likes” on a Facebook page in 24 hours 1,571,16 set by snack company Frito-Lay (USA) on 11-12 April 2011.
Most comments on a Facebook item
The most comments on a single Facebook item stands at 529,335, in response to a post made on 10 January 2011 on the Facebook page for Roberto Esposito (Italy).
Most likes on a Facebook item
The most likes on a Facebook item is 668,198, in response to a post made on 15 February 2011, on the official page for US rapper Lil Wayne.
Fastest Time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter
The fastest time to reach 1 million followers on Twitter is 25 hours 17 minutes, achieved by Charlie Sheen (USA) between 1-2 March 2011.
Most followers on Twitter
Lady Gaga, had more than 11,259,372 Twitter followers of her @ladygaga Twitter feed as of 29 June 2011. Canadian pop sensation Justin Bieber is the second most followed Twitter user, with 10,646,695 followers.
Most viewed video online
Justin Bieber’s video for “Baby”, directed by Ray Kay (Norway), is not only the top music video on YouTube but the most viewed video online of any kind. As of 29 June 2011, the pop video had 575,118,703 views on YouTube. That is more than half a billion.
Lady Gaga comes second, with her “Bad Romance” video having accrued 392,750,021 views on YouTube.
Most “liked” video online
The most “liked” video on YouTube is Judson Laipply’s “Evolution of Dance”, with 759,563 “likes” as of 29 June 2011. This video is also one of the most viewed on Youtube with 175,664,814 views to date.
Most “disliked video online
The most “disliked” video on YouTube is the music video for Justin Bieber’s (Canada) “Baby”, with 1,490,076 “dislikes” as of 29 June 2011. The more who love you, the more who will hate you.
Most content ingested by an online video service
The most content ingested by an online video service is an average of 70.49 hours per minute, achieved by Ustream, as verified on 29 June 2011.