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Which brands get the most love on social media?

Which brands do users on social media want to talk about most? NetBase, a California-based social analytics firm, released its "NetBase Brand Passion Report 2016: Top 100 Global Brand Love List," which ranked the brands consumers express the most love for in social media.

NetBase analyzed English-language social media posts worldwide from May 18, 2015 to May 17, 2016 and picked the top 100 that got the most positive mentions, as well as the top 20 in the United States, and the top 10 in the United Kingdom, France and Europe.

Check out the Top 50 below -- which includes two with Long Island connections -- and see some of the most popular brands discussed on social media.

50. Dove

The maker of personal care products came in
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The maker of personal care products came in 50th in NetBase's Global Love List for 2016, earning 633,591 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media between May 2015 and May 2016, as measured by NetBase.

49. Chick-fil-A

The Georgia-based fast-food chicken chain placed 49th on
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The Georgia-based fast-food chicken chain placed 49th on NetBase's list with 637,691 positive social media mentions worldwide.

48. Ferrero SpA

The Italian manufacturer of Nutella ranked 48th on
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The Italian manufacturer of Nutella ranked 48th on NetBase's list with 641,327 positive social media mentions worldwide.

47. Nikon

The Japanese optics and imaging company, which has
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The Japanese optics and imaging company, which has its American headquarters in Melville, finished 47th on NetBase's list with 678,018 positive social media mentions worldwide.

46. Toyota

The Japanese automaker ranked 46th on NetBase's list
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The Japanese automaker ranked 46th on NetBase's list with 699,248 positive social media mentions worldwide.

45. Marriott

The Maryland-based hotel chain placed 45th on NetBase's
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The Maryland-based hotel chain placed 45th on NetBase's list with 701,635 positive social media mentions worldwide.

44. Audi

The German automaker ranked 44th on NetBase's list
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The German automaker ranked 44th on NetBase's list with 707,688 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media. Audi placed eighth among European social media users, and seventh among British and French users.

43. Ferrari

The Italian automaker ranked 43rd on NetBase's list
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The Italian automaker ranked 43rd on NetBase's list with 735,689 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media. Ferrari placed eighth among British social media users and ninth among European users.

42. HTC

The Taiwan phone and tablet maker placed 42nd
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The Taiwan phone and tablet maker placed 42nd on NetBase's list with 786,947 positive social media mentions worldwide.

41. Intel

The California-based technology company, which specializes in semiconductor
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The California-based technology company, which specializes in semiconductor chips, is 41st on NetBase's list with 788,496 positive social media mentions worldwide.

40. GE

The Connecticut-based conglomerate, which manufactures a wide array
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The Connecticut-based conglomerate, which manufactures a wide array of consumer and industrial products and appliances, placed 40th on NetBase's list with 792,687 positive social media mentions worldwide.

39. Gucci

The Italian luxury fashion and leather goods company
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The Italian luxury fashion and leather goods company placed 39th on NetBase's list with 809,540 positive social media mentions worldwide.

38. Frito-Lay

The Texas-based manufacturer of snack foods, including Doritos,
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The Texas-based manufacturer of snack foods, including Doritos, Lay's and Cheetos, ranked 38th on NetBase's list with 815,800 positive social media mentions worldwide.

37. Taco Bell

The Mexican-inspired fast-food chain ranked 37th on NetBase's
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The Mexican-inspired fast-food chain ranked 37th on NetBase's list with 831,783 positive social media mentions worldwide.

36. Pepsi

The soft drink placed 36th on NetBase's list
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The soft drink placed 36th on NetBase's list with 836,760 positive social media mentions worldwide.

35. Kraft

The Illinois-based food manufacturer placed 35th on NetBase's
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The Illinois-based food manufacturer placed 35th on NetBase's list with 856,614 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media, NetBase attributed the ranking to one of the company's best-known products: Oreo cookies.

34. Canon

The Japanese optics and imaging company, which has
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The Japanese optics and imaging company, which has its American headquarters in Melville, ranked 34th on NetBase's list with 910,181 positive social media mentions worldwide.

33. Pandora

The music streaming service placed 33rd on NetBase's
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The music streaming service placed 33rd on NetBase's list with 995,749 positive social media mentions worldwide.

32. Chanel

The French fashion house netted over 1 million
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The French fashion house netted over 1 million positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media in a one-year period. Chanel placed 32nd on NetBase's list with 1,104,214 mentions, and ranked sixth among European users and 10th among French users.

31. Mercedes-Benz

German automaker Mercedes-Benz placed 31st on NetBase's list
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German automaker Mercedes-Benz placed 31st on NetBase's list with 1,108,215 positive social media mentions worldwide.

30. Louis Vuitton

The French fashion house landed in 30th place
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The French fashion house landed in 30th place on NetBase's list with 1,134,801 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media, making it the leader among the luxury brand category.

29. LG

The South Korean electronics manufacturer placed 29th on
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The South Korean electronics manufacturer placed 29th on NetBase's list with 1,152,520 positive social media mentions worldwide.

28. Honda

The Japanese automaker placed 28th on NetBase's list
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The Japanese automaker placed 28th on NetBase's list with 1,170,376 positive social media mentions worldwide.

27. Walmart

The Arkansas-based retail giant placed 27th on NetBase's
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The Arkansas-based retail giant placed 27th on NetBase's list with 1,201,339 positive social media mentions worldwide. Walmart also placed 20th among American social media users with 374,917 positive mentions.

26. Electronic Arts

The video game maker ranked 26th on NetBase's
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The video game maker ranked 26th on NetBase's list with 1,238,117 positive social media mentions worldwide, a total that NetBase credits largely to Electronic Arts' Dragon Age title.

25. Victoria's Secret

The women's undergarment retailer placed 25th on NetBase's
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The women's undergarment retailer placed 25th on NetBase's list with 1,273,445 positive social media mentions worldwide.

24. BMW

The German automaker placed 24th on NetBase's list
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The German automaker placed 24th on NetBase's list with 1,329,208 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media. BMW also placed fourth among European social media users and fifth among British users.

23. Chevy

The American automaker finished 23rd on NetBase's list
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The American automaker finished 23rd on NetBase's list with 1,512,646 positive social media mentions worldwide.

22. Adidas

The German shoe and apparel maker finished 22nd
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The German shoe and apparel maker finished 22nd on NetBase's list with 1,587,700 positive mentions worldwide on English-language social media. Adidas also was popular in France and the United Kingdom, where it ranked sixth and ninth, respectively.

21. Lego

The Danish toymaker ranked 21st on NetBase's list
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The Danish toymaker ranked 21st on NetBase's list with 1,674,953 positive social media mentions worldwide, making it the leader in the consumer goods category. Lego also was especially popular in Europe and Britain, where it placed third among companies with positive mentions.

20. Samsung

The South Korean conglomerate that's well-known for its
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The South Korean conglomerate that's well-known for its electronic products ranked 20th on NetBase's list with 1,847,054 positive social media mentions worldwide. Samsung also placed 19th among American social media users with 381,507 positive mentions.

19. Microsoft

The Washington-based technology company placed 19th on NetBase's
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The Washington-based technology company placed 19th on NetBase's list with 1,913,101 positive social media mentions worldwide. Microsoft also ranked 15th among American social media users with 481,164 positive mentions.

18. Starbucks

The Seattle-based coffeehouse chain finished 18th on NetBase's
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The Seattle-based coffeehouse chain finished 18th on NetBase's list with 1,941,239 positive social media mentions worldwide. Starbucks also came in 17th among American social media users with 742,091 positive mentions.

17. Google

The California-based Internet-related technology company is one of
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The California-based Internet-related technology company is one of 17 companies in NetBase's study that netted more than 2 million positive social media mentions worldwide in a one-year period, with a total of 2,428,554. Google also placed 11th among American social media users with 742,091 positive mentions, and ranked second among United Kingdom, French and European users.

16. McDonald's

The Illinois-based fast-food chain was the most popular
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The Illinois-based fast-food chain was the most popular restaurant in the study, ranking at 16th on NetBase's list with 2,498,076 positive social media mentions worldwide. McDonald's was also 16th among American social media users with 464,737 positive mentions.

15. HP

The California-based technology company placed 15th on NetBase's
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The California-based technology company placed 15th on NetBase's list with 2,529,283 positive social media mentions worldwide. HP also placed 18th among American social media users with 387,925 positive mentions.

14. Ford

The American automaker earned the most positive social
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The American automaker earned the most positive social media mentions for a car manufacturer, placing 14th on NetBase's list with 2,566,852 mentions worldwide.

13. Nike

The Oregon-based shoe and apparel maker finished 13th
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The Oregon-based shoe and apparel maker finished 13th on NetBase's list with 2,629,958 positive social media mentions. Nike also placed 13th among American social media users with 701,176 positive mentions.

12. Nintendo

The Japanese video game maker ranked 12th on
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The Japanese video game maker ranked 12th on NetBase's list with 2,881,696 positive social media mentions worldwide. Nintendo also ranked 12th among American social media users with 701,176 positive mentions.

11. Coca-Cola

The Atlanta-based beverage maker ranked 11th on NetBase's
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The Atlanta-based beverage maker ranked 11th on NetBase's list with 3,128,658 positive social media mentions worldwide. Coke also placed 14th among American social media users with 516,246 positive mentions.

10. Best Buy

The Minnesota-based electronics retailer was the top retailer
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The Minnesota-based electronics retailer was the top retailer with positive English-language social media mentions worldwide, ranking 10th on NetBase's list with 4,331,695. Best Buy also placed seventh among American social media users with 1,681,806 positive mentions.

9. Sony

Helped by its video game platform PlayStation, the
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Helped by its video game platform PlayStation, the Japanese conglomerate finished ninth on NetBase's list with 4,887,176 positive social media mentions worldwide. Sony also came in eighth among American social media users with 1,409,731 positive mentions.

8. Netflix

The California-based movie and television streaming service placed
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The California-based movie and television streaming service placed eighth on NetBase's list with 4,980,488 positive social media mentions worldwide. Netflix was also one of just nine companies to earn over 1 million positive mentions from American social media users, with a total of 1,089,068.

7. Pokemon

The Japanese media franchise came in seventh on
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The Japanese media franchise came in seventh on NetBase's list with 6,376,776 positive social media mentions worldwide. Pokemon also landed 10th among American social media users with 943,195 positive mentions.

6. Etsy

The Brooklyn-based e-commerce site, which focuses on vintage
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The Brooklyn-based e-commerce site, which focuses on vintage or handmade items, was one of just six companies in the NetBase study that got over 10 million positive social media mentions worldwide, with a total of 14,225,872. Etsy placed fifth among American social media users with 4,644,203 positive mentions.

5. Disney

The Los Angeles-based entertainment and media company was
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The Los Angeles-based entertainment and media company was the top entertainment company in the NetBase study, coming in fifth on NetBase's list with 16,543,436 positive social media mentions worldwide. Disney also ranked sixth among American social media users with 2,746,347 positive mentions.

4. Amazon

The Seattle-based e-commerce giant placed fourth on NetBase's
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The Seattle-based e-commerce giant placed fourth on NetBase's list with 26,001,072 positive social media mentions worldwide. Amazon also finished third among American social media users with 8,120,181 positive mentions.

3. eBay

The California-based e-commerce retailer was the top e-commerce
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The California-based e-commerce retailer was the top e-commerce company in the study, finishing third with 28,677,175 positive social media mentions worldwide. EBay also finished second among American social media users with 11,005,376 positive mentions.

2. Apple

The California-based electronics giant was the top technology
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The California-based electronics giant was the top technology company in the NetBase survey, coming in second with 28,858,274 positive social media mentions worldwide. Apple also got the most positive social media mentions of any brand in Europe with a total of 2,269,650, and was the leader among those in the United Kingdom with a total of 1,114,550.

1. Facebook

The California-based social networking giant received by far
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The California-based social networking giant received by far the most positive English-language social media mentions worldwide with 60,665,800, and got over 20 percent of overall mentions, according to NetBase. Facebook also got the most positive mentions of any company from American social media users with a total of 16,635,150.

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