The 7 Celebrities With The Most Fake Followers On Facebook

rihanna oprah interviewRihanna is among the celebrities with the most fake fans on Facebook.

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Last month, we shared the most popular celebrities on Facebook.Since then, word of a number of fake Twitter followers arose in late August, causing the reveal that nearly a third of some of the most popular accounts were inauthentic.

On Aug. 31, Facebook followed suit, cracking down on pages with fake likes, according to Mashable.

Mashable revealed the top 10 Facebook pages who lost the most fake followers in the past week. Unsurprisingly, a number of celebrities were included in the list since they comprise the most popular pages on the social networking site.

The biggest celebrity offenders include those with the 20 most popular pages on Facebook. The only anomaly is one celebrity who barely makes the top 50 Brands on Facebook.

The only one left off this list is the number one most “liked” celebrity on Facebook, Eminem.

The losses weren’t in the millions. Rather, fake fans were in the tens of thousands, making up between one and two per cent of a celebrities’ total likes.

In other words, the purge barely affects any fan page total and doesn’t alter the list of most popular celebrities on Facebook, for now.

7. Enrique Iglesias: 35,271 Fake Fans

According to data from Likester, who tracks trending topics on Facebook, Iglesias has the 48th most popular page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 29,601,210

per cent of fans lost: .12

6. Michael Jackson: 36,751 Fake Fans

Jackson has the sixth most popular page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 51,835,972

per cent of fans lost: .07

5. Justin Bieber: 45,274 Fake Fans

Bieber has the 9th most popular page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 46,534,844

per cent of fans lost: 45,274

4. AKON: 47,937 Fake Fans

AKON has the 12th most liked page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 41,798,462

per cent of fans lost: .11

3. Shakira: 48,359 Fake Fans

The singer has the fourth most popular page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 54,650,891

per cent of fans lost: .09

2. Rihanna 49,861: Fake Fans

The 'Diamonds' singer has the second most popular Facebook page.

Overall Fans: 60,316,484

per cent of fans lost: .08

1. Lady Gaga: 65,505 Fake Fans

Lady Gaga has the fifth most popular page on Facebook.

Overall Fans: 53,162,681

per cent of fans lost: .12

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