by Karl Utermohlen | July 22, 2014 12:17 pm
Shakira is the new queen of Facebook (FB).
The singer has the most liked Facebook page with over 100 million fans on the social network. Eminem comes in second with just over 92 million likes.
Shakira’s popularity on social media skyrocketed with the World Cup as she chronicled her journey and performance in Brazil via Facebook. The star has enough fans to fill 1,359 Maracana stadiums — the iconic Rio de Janeiro stadium where the World Cup final was played.
Most of Shakira’s fans are women and a large number of them come from come from Mexico City, Cairo and Istanbul. Her Facebook page is very accessible to international audiences due to the fact that she posts in different languages including English, Spanish, German, French and Russian.
Shakira had a huge presence in the 2010 World Cup as well, performing in the tournament’s closing ceremony.
FB stock is down more than 0.1% Tuesday afternoon.
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