From Argo’s Best Picture win to Adele’s flawless performance of Best Original Song winner “Skyfall,” Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony provided a wealth of fodder for commentary on social networks.
Facebook on Monday released a breakdown of trends from the 2013 Oscar season, noting that buzz about the Academy Awards reached an all-time high this year. According to the social network, the term “Oscars” received three times more mentions this year as compared to 2012, while the Best Picture nominees got 20 times more mentions.
From the time nominees were announced back in January until celebs hit the red carpet and the ceremony itself took place, Facebook logged an impressive 66.5 million Oscar-related interactions.
Best Picture winner Argo was the most talked-about film of the night, Facebook said. Mentions of the movie increased 2,460 percent on Facebook and mentions of Ben Affleck increased by an unbelievable 23,500 percentas the movie’s director, star, and producer made his acceptance speech.
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But while Argo took home the award for Best Picture, fellow nominee Django Unchained was the most talked-about movie during Oscar season, and was the category’s winner among men. Meanwhile, Les Miserables had the most Facebook Likes of this year’s top films, with the largest body of fans for the musical located in London.
By age, Les Miserables came out on top among people between 13 and 17 while Lincoln was the favorite among those aged 45 and up. By location, Best Actor winner Daniel Day-Lewis was the favorite among those in New York and Los Angeles, while his female counterpart Jennifer Lawrence was the most talked-about actress in all of the U.S., according to Facebook.
Lawrence also had the most buzzed-about dress of the evening, while George Clooney and girlfriend Stacy Keibler were the most popular couple on the red carpet. Other moments that had people typing away on the social network were host Seth MacFarlane’s Flying Nun sketch with Best Supporting Actress nominee Sally Field and presenter Mark Wahlberg’s appearance with the much-loved talking teddy bear Ted.
For more, check out the infographic below. Also check out what people were Tweeting about during Hollywood’s big evening. If you missed the ceremony, meanwhile, Hulu and ABC.com will be streaming it until Wednesday.