Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina”, The Walking Dead and basketball are among the most-buzzed-about topics on Facebook this week. Public figures are joining the conversation, so check out our weekly rankings and a few standout posts.

This Week’s Facebook Buzz Rankings*

1. Univision’s “Nuestra Belleza Latina” beauty competition heats up
2. R.I.P. Dave Brockie, lead vocalist for metal band “GWAR “
3. FC Barcelona vs. Real Madrid in “El Clasico” match
4. Deadly mudslide in Washington State
5. AMC’s “The Walking Dead” and buzz about “Terminus”
6. Michael Vick and impending NY Jets quarterback controversy
7. Hobby Lobby U.S. Supreme Court case
8. Draya Michele gives “Basketball Wives” co-star Sundy Carter a black eye
9. NBA’s Indiana Pacers edge out the Miami Heat 84-83
10. NCAA college basketball tournament heads into the “Sweet 16″ regional semifinals

 

 

By Bree Nguyen, Strategic Partnerships Manager and Alex Walker, Consumer Content Manager with research by Facebook Data Analyst Dustin Cable, extern Evan Bonnstetter and content writer Sonya Barrett

*Facebook Buzz Rankings reflect the top topics being discussed on Facebook, March 23-26, in the United States. The rankings are based on both frequency and momentum: the Facebook conversations that not only got a lot of buzz during the week, but also saw a notable increase compared with the previous week.