Emmys 2015: Facebook data pegs Viola Davis' Emmy win as most-talked-about moment
The 67th Annual Emmy Awards had plenty of moments that will be remembered years from now, but which ones had Facebook buzzing during the show?
Viola Davis’ win for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series was the most talked-about Emmys topic on Facebook. The How To Get Away With Murder actress made history as the first African-American to win in that category.
The top trending moments included many other firsts: Game of Thrones’ first Outstanding Drama Series win after five consecutive nominations, Regina King’s first Emmy for American Crime, and Jon Hamm’s first Emmy after eight consecutive nominations as Don Draper in Mad Men.
Below are the top 10 Facebook moments of the Emmys:
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There were 14 million Emmys-related interactions by 6.9 million people globally on Facebook, with the highest engagement in the U.S. coming from California, Illinois, and New York.