Michael Jackson’s Facebook Page Becomes First to Reach 10 Million Fans

One month after Michael Jackson passed away, his Facebook Page has become the first (by a big margin) to reach 10 million fans.

Fans from around the world are continuing to leave Wall posts in honor of the music legend and upload new photos to the Page. In addition, the most recent updates from the Page’s official administrator have received nearly 50,000 likes and several thousand comments each.


However, while the Page’s administrator was updating the Page at least daily through July 17, there hasn’t been an update in nearly 10 days. While Facebook Pages are effective tools for businesses and celebrities to reach their audiences, what happens when celebrities pass away? How long into the future will the administrators and fans of the Michael Jackson Page still be posting content?

Before Jackson’s death, the singer had about 800,000 fans on Facebook, while Barack Obama’s Page had the most Facebook fans at 6.4 million. Today, Jackson’s Page is the first in history to cross 10 million, while Obama’s Page still has the second most at nearly 6.5 million, followed by Vin Diesel and Megan Fox, according to PageData.

Name Fans↓
1. Michael Jackson 10,002,006
2. Barack Obama 6,484,430
3. Vin Diesel 5,354,934
4. Megan Fox 4,373,612
5. Facebook 4,334,943
6. Dr. House 4,295,343
7. Will Smith 4,021,809
8. Starbucks Coffee Company 3,699,369
9. Coca-Cola 3,525,290
10. Lady Gaga 3,440,941
11. Adam Sandler 3,316,588
12. YouTube 3,157,070
13. Mafia Wars 3,016,774
14. Ashton Kutcher 2,877,140
15. South Park 2,814,783

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21 Responses to “Michael Jackson’s Facebook Page Becomes First to Reach 10 Million Fans”

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  2. Facebook App Developer says:

    It’s good. Michael Jackson was an awesome celebrity and when he dies everyone is sad. So the invitations of Michael Jackson’s fan page is circulating in facebook everywhere.

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  8. Nichelle Ervin says:

    I love that Michael Jackson is receiving this sort of recognition by the world. He was a good person, though he had faults just like everyone else. It’s just his faults were on full blast for the world to see. After all that he has been through, he deserves some love. I hope he is now truly at peace. My heart still aches for him.

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  10. charles bronson says:

    Well he’s been punished for the crimes he committed against small children, so in a lot of peoples eyes he wont be missed, so now he’s gone to the Devil, good riddance

  11. Neenee Jackson says:

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    Michael Joseph Jackson is a great person both inside and out and i hope peoples LOVE will grow and they will find it in there twisted hearts to treat him better!!! thank you to those that do.

  12. mary grace tuason says:

    i love you michael jackson you are always in my heart

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  14. hahaha says:

    Well dur

  15. jeanycp says:

    Michael Jackson passed away in a deep deep sleep so peacefully, and that should be how good human being leaves the earth. Michael did not bear grudges against all despair that were so unfairly decended on his image but chose to be calm. It is without doubt that Michael Jackson will be remembered in all the hearts of the GOOD human being. Peace in one’s mind, speak good from one’s mouth then one will not perish in an unhealthy manner.

  16. luvmy4evr says:

    If everyone in this world could love and not hide love, when your time has come to be called upon to rest, you bring along with you in exchange for love is PEACE. This is dedicated to Michael Jackson in heaven with the good lord.

  17. vyas says:

    i love that Michael Jackson is receiving this sort of recognition by the world. He was a good person, though he had faults just like everyone else. It’s just his faults were on full blast for the world to see

  18. Dwayne Ayres says:

    my name is Dwayne Ayres,I live in St. Louis mo.I Have a Great story for you A Story (DIVINE IN NATURE) I have been trying to get this out there since july 1st. 2009 1 week After Michael Jackson passed away I was sitting on my front porch and I see this really Defined looking face In this cloud formation, I sware to you it’s Michael’s face! his hair is going down over his one eye his little nose even one white glove under his chin , and under that there is a telephone pole that looks like a cross! I took a 1 minute long video of this,a week after that the day of his memorial I took 1 still frame from the video and had it on my local news 2 nights in a row .Also I have the video footage registered with the copyrights office under the title (YOU GOTTA BELIEVE)…and I have it on you tube under (DIVINE IN NATURE)

  19. kali says:

    michael jackson was the best person in the world.
    i really hope that he his rite with god and i relly hope that mj is in heaven rit now

  20. Dee Hart says:

    mj was the best entertainer in all the world, his heart, and generosity will be remembered for all time, what he done for underpriviledged and forgotten children, the sick and illnesses of children was his greatest voice for helping children to feel better about themselves and not be ashamed of what or who they are. he was a remarkable human being and will be sorely missed by all. RIP mj and love to your family and children so they can heal.

  21. Deanna B says:

    michael jackson l am of biggest fan

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