Facebook's biggest risers (monthly recap): Blackberry and PlayStation top January charts

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Throughout the month of January, the three brands with the biggest increase in fans were smartphone manufacturers Blackberry, soft drink company Coca-Cola and games console makers PlayStation. PlayStation's rival Xbox also made the charts in seventh position. Converse was the only clothing brand to chart and Pizza Hut the only restaurant to make the top ten.

The top rising brands* on Facebook over the month of January according to Famecount.com** are:



Fans today

Fans this week

Fans this month

1

BlackBerry

Technology | Canada

14,071

163,682

844,636

2

PlayStation

Technology | Japan

13,491

220,754

807,767

3

Coca-Cola

Food and Drink | United States

14,041

182,231

719,502

4

Converse

Fashion | United States

5,564

201,800

634,263

5

Sprite

Food and Drink | United States

1,659

131,572

633,645

6

Disneyland

Attraction | United States

6,208

122,036

574,289

7

Xbox

Technology | United States

10,250

139,127

537,126

8

Pizza Hut

Restaurant | United States

8,189

105,220

466,296

9

Ferrero Rocher

Food and Drink | Italy

6,843

78,184

459,968

10

Red Bull

Food and Drink | Austria

6,768

105,512

444,321



*In this case, the term "brands" excludes media brands (e.g. Facebook or Harry Potter) and brands that have risen for anomalous reasons (e.g. pages/fanbases merging).

**Data from famecount.com, the YouTube, Twitter and Facebook Statistics service.
Famecount measures the amount of "likes," "fans" and "followers," providing statistics regarding the celebrity, brand, political and popular culture preferences of Facebook, YouTube and Twitter users.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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