Facebook Sees SOTU Chatter From Millions

People are discussing guns Guns in the context of the State of the Union on Facebook (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call File Photo).

Guns are currently the most talked about topic on Facebook in the context of President Barack Obama and the State of the Union address, according to data released by the social media platform.  

The second most talked about is “Islam and Muslims,” according to Facebook, then ISIS, crime and criminal justice and terrorism. Overall, 15 million people have discussed the SOTU and Obama on Facebook in the past week.  

Facebook says that on its site, Obama and the SOTU related posts have been liked, posted, shared and commented on 54 million times since Jan. 5.

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