[Social Samosa Exclusive] Topics that ruled Facebook in May 2016

Facebook Hot Topics May 2016

Social media is the present parallel universe which is active, acknowledged, and available at all times. Facebook is a part of the verse which clusters sizzling social, political, and economic issues, all under one roof giving the ultimate power to share their wisdom or words with each one with an internet connection.

The peak summer month of May shaded some hot topics on Facebook from around the globe of varied fields.

Brands and Products

Evolving to become a grand business hub, Facebook heats up topics around various brands and products every month. Following the ritual, this month two brands were ranking high on the social media giant – Indigo and Chevrolet Camaro.


Spice Jet, StumbleUpon, and Assasin’s Creed were also a part of the list.


Fitting in both categories – business and amusement, entertainment is arguably the most favoured topic of the masses to discuss. The last month movies like Captain America, X-Men: Apocalypse, Brahmotsavam, and The Angry Birds Movie grabbed the most attention on Facebook making it the top 4 entertainment topics of May.

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Holidays and Events

Time and again affirmed, India is a country which holds massive affection for culture and festivities hence, takes up on social media to share and celebrate their joys. A multi-cultural, liberal domain, Facebook, spoke the most about Mother’s Day, Buddha’s birthday, Akshaya Tritiya, and Ramadan in the month of May.


A man-made verse, Facebook, like various genres also becomes a center of communication for people from varied backgrounds. Even in the last month people from the field of politics, films, corporate, and sports were discussed  -J. Jayalalithaa, Rishi Kapoor, RJ Balaji, Sadiq Khan, and Srikanth Addala the talk to the social-town.

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A country that strongly believes in cricket and with the on-going Indian Premier League season 9 finalists, Royal Challengers Bangalore, SunRisers Hyderabad, and player David Warner was spoken about at large.

Parallel to cricket, football also scored some big numbers on Facebook as Leicester City Football Club and Jose Mourihno became a part of the Facebook hot topics.

The data gives a fair idea of what are Facebook(ers) talking about helping agencies and brands create insightful campaigns and content in general. Stay tuned for exclusive data every month.