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Cristiano Ronaldo is currently the most-followed individual on Facebook, with over 148 million followers.

This list contains the top 50 accounts with the largest number of followers on the social media platform Facebook.[1][2] As of April 2021, the most-followed page is Facebook App's page with more than 215 million followers. The second most-followed page is Samsung's page with over 161 million. The most-followed person is Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, with over 148 million followers as of April 2021.[3][4][5][6][7]

The number of "likes" on Facebook can serve as a measurement of interest and/or popularity in a particular brand, product or personality, though there have also been reports of the "overblown importance" of likes.[8] Due to social media's role as an influential way of shaping reputations,[9] there exist companies specializing in selling "likes" from fake accounts.[10] This has caused issues for companies advertising on Facebook, due to receiving an abundance of likes (without credibility), that distort actual user metrics.[10] Facebook's Terms of Service agreement states that users are only allowed to have one personal page,[11] and it has an ongoing "war" against fake accounts.[12][13] A May 2015 estimate put the number of fake accounts at 170 million,[14] and a Symantec study in September 2011 found that 15% of 3.5 million video posts were made through fake likes.[15]

Most-followed pages[edit]

The following table lists the 50 most-followed pages on Facebook as of April 27, 2021, with each total rounded down to the nearest million followers, as well as the description, the number of likes, and the country of origin of each page.

Rank Page name Followers
(millions)
Likes[16]
(millions)
Description Country
1 Facebook App 215[17] 210 Social media platform  United States
2 Samsung 161[18] 161 Product and services  South Korea
3 Cristiano Ronaldo 148[19] 128 Football player  Portugal
4 CGTN 116[20] 115 State media  China
5 Shakira 111[21] 100 Musician  Colombia
6 Mr. Bean 111[22] 87 Fictional character  United Kingdom
7 Real Madrid C.F. 110[23] 111 Football club  Spain
8 Tasty 106[24] 99 Internet media  United States
9 Vin Diesel 106[25] 97 Actor  United States
10 Coca-Cola 105[26] 105 Product and services  United States
11 Will Smith 105[27] 78 Actor and Rapper  United States
12 5-Minute Crafts 104[28] 66 Internet Media  Cyprus
13 China Daily 104[29] 103 State media  China
14 FC Barcelona 103[30] 103 Football club  Spain
15 Lionel Messi 101[31] 92 Football player  Argentina
16 YouTube 100[32] 87 Product and services  United States
17 Rihanna 97[33] 80 Musician  Barbados
18 Eminem 91[34] 87 Musician  United States
19 Xinhua News Agency 89[35] 88 State media  China
20 Justin Bieber 87[36] 77 Musician  Canada
21 People's Daily 86[37] 86 State media  China
22 Selena Gomez 82[38] 62 Musician and Actress  United States
23 McDonald's 81[39] 80 Product and services  United States
24 Neymar 77[40] 61 Football player  Brazil
25 Taylor Swift 77[41] 72 Musician  United States
26 Jerusalem Prayer Team 75[42] 75 Middle East commentator  United States
27 La Liga 75[43] 71 Spanish club Football league  Spain
28 Jason Statham 74[44] 52 Actor  United Kingdom
29 Netflix 74[45] 72 Video on demand service  United States
30 UEFA Champions League 74[46] 70 European club Football competition  Europe
31 Manchester United 73[47] 73 Football club  United Kingdom
32 Blossom 72[48] 56 Internet media  United States
33 Harry Potter 70[49] 71 Film franchise  United Kingdom
34 Jackie Chan 69[50] 62 Actor  Hong Kong
35 Michael Jackson 69[51] 72 Musician and Dancer  United States
36 Candy Crush Saga 69[52] 72 Game  United States
37 Katy Perry 67[53] 66 Musician  United States
38 Bob Marley 66[54] 68 Musician  Jamaica
39 Adele 66[55] 62 Musician  United Kingdom
40 National Geographic TV 64[56] 64 Television network  United States
41 Instagram 63[57] 60 Social media platform  United States
42 Criminal Case 62[58] 65 Video game  United States
43 Global Times 62[59] 61 Newspaper  China
44 Vonvon 59[60] 59 Social media platform  South Korea
45 Huawei Mobile 59[61] 59 Product and services  China
46 The Simpsons 59[62] 60 Animated sitcom  United States
47 Dwayne Johnson 58[63] 58 Actor and Wrestler  United States
48 Texas HoldEm Poker 58[64] 62 Video game  United States
49 The Fast Saga 58[65] 58 Film franchise  United States
50 Beyoncé 57[66] 59 Musician  United States

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  17. ^ "Facebook app". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  18. ^ "Samsung". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  19. ^ "Cristiano Ronaldo". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  20. ^ "CGTN". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  21. ^ "Shakira". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  22. ^ "Mr Bean". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  23. ^ "Real Madrid C.F." Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  24. ^ "Tasty". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  25. ^ "Vin Diesel". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  26. ^ "Coca-Cola". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  27. ^ "Will Smith". www.facebook.com. Retrieved September 15, 2020.
  28. ^ "5-Minute Crafts". www.facebook.com. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  29. ^ "China Daily". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  30. ^ "FC Barcelona". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  31. ^ "Leo Messi". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  32. ^ "YouTube". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  33. ^ "Rihanna". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  34. ^ "Eminem". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  35. ^ "China Xinhua News". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  36. ^ "Justin Bieber". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  37. ^ "People's Daily, China". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  38. ^ "Selena Gomez". www.facebook.com. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  39. ^ "McDonald's". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  40. ^ "Neymar Jr". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  41. ^ "Taylor Swift". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  42. ^ "Jerusalem Prayer Team". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  43. ^ "LaLiga". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  44. ^ "Jason Statham". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  45. ^ "Netflix". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  46. ^ "UEFA Champions League". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  47. ^ "Manchester United". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  48. ^ "Blossom". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  49. ^ "Harry Potter". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  50. ^ "成龍 Jackie Chan". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  51. ^ "Michael Jackson". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  52. ^ "Candy Crush Saga". Facebook. Retrieved June 17, 2020.
  53. ^ "Katy Perry". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  54. ^ "Bob Marley". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  55. ^ "Adele". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  56. ^ "National Geographic TV". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  57. ^ "Instagram". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  58. ^ "Criminal Case". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  59. ^ "Global Times". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  60. ^ "vonvon". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  61. ^ "Huawei Mobile". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  62. ^ "The Simpsons". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  63. ^ "Dwayne The Rock Johnson". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  64. ^ "Texas HoldEm Poker". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  65. ^ "The Fast Saga". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.
  66. ^ "Beyoncé". Facebook. Retrieved August 26, 2020.