By the end of last year, Subway supposedly snagged first place from McDonald's as the fast food chain with most outlets around the world. Its 33,749 shops edged out McDonald's paltry 32,737. But if you look at how the chains stack up popularity-wise in the world of social media... well, by last count of the likes on their Facebook pages, Subway (4,047,389) still has work to do before it overtakes the Golden Arches (7,787,590). When it comes to the popularity rankings of your favorite fast food joints, you might discover some surprises.
Would you have thought Checkers (76,777) wouldn't have even come close to cracking the top 20 most popular fast food chains on Facebook? How about White Castle (244,538)? Quiznos (210,560)? Wienerschnitzel (45,568)? Nope. Uh-uh. Nein. And for all its proponents, Five Guys only barely registered.
Where was Chipotle? Dairy Queen? Which chicken chain dominated, Kentucky Fried Chicken or Chick-fil-A? Which pizza chain was more popular, Domino's, Pizza Hut, or Papa John's? Who were the top three most popular fast food chains? Watch the slideshow where they're listed in ascending order to find out. Is your favorite chain missing? Does it break 250,000 likes on Facebook as all the ones on this list do? Comment below.