The “Blood Moon”, Passover and Easter, the one-year anniversary of the Boston marathon bombings, Tax Day and Real Madrid 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. The “Blood Moon” lunar eclipse
2. April snowstorms hit the Northeast
3. Passover and Easter observances
4. Land use stand-off between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government
5. Happy Palindrome Week (each date this week reads the same forwards and backwards)
6. One-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings
7. Tax Day 2014
8. “World’s Toughest Job” ad goes viral
9. Real Madrid defeats FC Barcelona in Copa del Ray final
10. Bubba Watson wins The Masters

 

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, April 13 – 16, in the United States. 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.

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