Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s day anticipation, Star Wars Day and Kevin Durant’s MVP honors 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. Cinco de Mayo
2. National Nurses Week
3. Mother’s Day anticipation
4. Cuban exiles arrested in Havana for alleged terrorist plot
5. Teacher Appreciation Day
6. Season premiere of “Love & Hip Hop Atlanta” on VH1
7. “May The Fourth Be With You” — fans celebrate Star Wars Day on May 4
8. Mayweather vs. Maidana in professional boxing
9. Kevin Durant wins NBA MVP and honors mother in acceptance speech
10. Tyga, Lil Durk rap battle over “ChiRaq” track

 

*Buzz rankings reflect the top entertainment topics being discussed on Facebook, May 4-7, 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