Updated: 19th April 2018

These are the top ‘Game of Thrones’ houses and characters on Reddit

They get a lot of upvotes.
Image: HBO

If you watch Game of Thrones, you probably tweet about it. If you really love it, you go deep down the Reddit rabbit hole.

Dr. Jillian Ney and Brandwatch React combed through almost one million Reddit posts about Game of Thrones to learn what fans are saying, whom they’re talking about, and when they’re saying it.

Examining Reddit posts, Ney and her team found that the Starks, despite their high death toll, are still the most popular house in Westeros, with over, 3,000 mentions on Reddit. Jon Snow had over 11 times the following of the next most-loved character, though this is based on Reddit users officially being a fan of the character, and we’re not sure how that’s calculated. Weirdly, Sansa Stark was simultaneously a fan favorite and an underrated character (she does it all!).

Game of Thrones returns July 16, and Reddit is more than ready.

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