The top 50 UK publications on Facebook

As Facebook passes 1bn global unique users, Press Gazette has compiled a unique list revealing the top 50 UK publications on the website.

For the purposes of this list we have defined Facebook popularity according to the number of ‘likes’ on a publication’s own Facebook page. We have only included print titles which are based primarily in the UK, founded here or have separate UK Facebook accounts.

This table is correct as of Wednesday 24 October to the best of our knowledge. If you spot a publication that we have missed out, please email pged@pressgazette.co.uk.

Click here to read our feature on how The Economist, The Sun and FHM developed their Facebook pages.






  Name Facebook Likes Twitter followers Print circulation (UK)
1 The Economist 1,173,575 2,399,514 210,386
2 The Sun 625,372 167,249 2,502,691
3 FHM 600,969 64,865 123,844
4 The Guardian 441,568 621,905 204,271
5 Financial Times 438,341 933,879 280,124
6 Metal Hammer 380,072 138,925 35,259
7 Fast Car 349,762 7,581 19,004
8 GQ Magazine 337,614 239,743 120,139
9 ELLE UK 279,393 357,075 189,568
10 Zoo Magazine 269,870 138,396 46,310
11 Kerrang! Magazine 259,748 251,625 40,203
12 Dazed & Confused 239,425 444,325 89,633
13 PC Gamer 236,871 67,322 23,652
14 Time Out London 221,908 152,391 52,918
15 NME 211,912 370,037 23,924
16 British Vogue 207,216 830,815 205,033
17 Mixmag 197,720 87,283 24,500
18 Horse & Hound 168,629 35,745 49,324
19 Metro 167,297 47,234 1,313,761
20 Good Housekeeping 164,523 19,214 408,569
21 Heat 157,504 322,894 290,003
22 Country Living magazine 152,409 37,238 190,177
23 More! Magazine 144,874 52,624 106,065
24 Wallpaper* magazine 128,777 743,867 105,328
25 Total Film 126,748 112,310 68,897
26 Look magazine 125,961 1,253 250,071
27 The Independent 113,315 115,944 81,804
28 Glamour UK 105,420 117,676 470,138
29 Computer Arts magazine 102,744 95,259 13,713
30 The Telegraph 92,811 139,017 584,089
31 Auto Trader UK 82,576 22,585 60,524
32 Daily Mirror 82,452 25,249 1,088,724
33 Empire magazine 81,841 137,113 167,096
34 MATCH magazine 71,452 3,343 46,233
35 Bizarre magazine 63,236 29,796 20,428
36 Classic Rock magazine 59,690 50,948 62,354
37 New Scientist 53,576 677,901 88,588
38 British Journal of Photography 50,228 30,580 7,601
39 Top of The Pops magazine 49,910 3,700 78,352
40 N-Photo 49,420 3,716 20,000
41 OK! Magazine 47,791 292,426 355,969
42 Grazia UK 41,814 133,545 190,053
43 ELLE decoration magazine 40,462 9,601 70,655
44 Closer magazine 39,230 20,613 430,918
45 The Week 39,071 48,165 191,401
46 Marie Claire UK 37,339 53,891 255,021
47 Daily Mail 37,194 139,841 1,914,126
48 Stylist magazine 36,576 112,505 431,266
49 T3 36,481 47,731 49,006
50 EVO magazine 36,344 22,958 55,815

 

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