The Ice Bucket Challenge on Facebook ~ Pinoy Media

Sunday, August 31, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge on Facebook

The Facebook data team analyzed the viral activity seen on the platform related to the ice bucket challenge between June 1 – August 17.



  • Over 28 million people have joined the conversation about the ice bucket challenge including posting, commenting or liking a challenge post.
  • 2.4 million videos related to the ice bucket challenge have been shared on Facebook.


The spread structure is centered around Boston – the maps below show the reach in the United States and the reach in the northeast region of the United States. Many attribute the challenge to former Boston College baseball player, Pete Frates, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2012, which could explain the concentration in Boston.

The challenge has now reached almost every country in the world, here are the top ten countries in order of participation:


  1. United States
  2. Australia
  3. New Zealand
  4. Canada
  5. Mexico
  6. Brazil
  7. Germany
  8. Philippines
  9. Puerto Rico
  10. India
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