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Facebook’s reach isn’t only limited to ordinary users — it’s a powerful platform for brands, companies, and celebrities to reach their audience. So when it comes to South African audiences, what are the the biggest Facebook pages in South Africa?
Among South Africa’s top Facebook pages are celebrities, media organisations, sports teams, and politicians. The top 15 includes a mix of industries and personalities.
The next most popular page is that of late President Nelson Mandela, followed by media website News24.com.
Other pages that appear in the top results include Trevor Noah, AB de Villiers, and Kaizer Chiefs.
The 15 biggest Facebook pages in South Africa
Pages in this list are ranked according to the number of users who like the pages. However, their follower numbers are usually higher than the number of likes.
You can see the top 15 pages in South Africa according to likes below:
- SuperSport Football – 7.8 million fans
- Nelson Mandela – 7.7 million fans
- News24.com – 7.3 million fans
- Charlize Theron – 6.8 million fans
- Skrollr – 6.02 million fans
- Trevor Noah – 6.01 million fans
- SuperSport – 5 million fans
- Cricket South Africa – 4 million fans
- AB de Villiers – 3.9 million fans
- Seether – 3.5 million fans
- Kaizer Chiefs – 3.18 million fans
- Playboy Sout Africa – 3.16 million fans
- David Miller – 2.9 million fans
- Cassper Nyovest – 2.8 million fans
- Soccer Laduma – 2.7 million fans
These page rankings reflect the data as of September 2020. However, the ranks remain relatively steady, especially among the top five biggest pages.
The page for AB de Villiers is also one of the fast-growing pages in South Africa.
Rankings also differ according to category. These rankings reflect the biggest pages overall, across all industries and page types.
You can view data for different categories on the Social Bakers website.
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