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What is the BuzzSumo Chrome Extension?
What is the BuzzSumo Chrome Extension?
Check the share counts of any article, Twitter profile, Facebook page or post, and YouTube channel or video, while browsing the SERPs & web.
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Written by Matthew Rayson
Updated over a week ago

The BuzzSumo Chrome Extension is a powerful tool that allows you to check social media engagement and content performance data for blogs, social media profiles, videos, and SERP results. 

Not the BuzzSumo Chrome Extension you know? We have updated our wildly popular V1 Chrome Extension, used by over 50,000 marketers, to bring you more data, more insights, and more opportunities. If you still use our old chrome extension, check out our FAQs here.


The new and improved V2 extension enables you to analyze performance across 6+ platforms:

  • Blogs

  • SERP results

  • Twitter profiles

  • Facebook pages and posts

  • YouTube channels and videos

  • Instagram posts and profiles

It also lets you dig into 40+ metrics and data points, including:

  • Total engagement

  • Facebook engagement

  • Twitter engagement

  • Pinterest engagement

  • Reddit engagement

  • Backlinks

  • Retweet ratio

  • Reply ratio

  • URL ratio

  • Avg retweets

  • Domain authority

  • Page authority

And more...

You can dig deeper into any data surfaced in the extension by diving into the app, whether via the associated buttons or by clicking into trend charts.

Analyzing Facebook posts via the Chrome Extension by clicking into the BuzzSumo app

Find out more by reading our ultimate guide to our new and improved BuzzSumo Chrome Extension.

Or head to our Help Center collection on the Chrome Extension here, for more answers to FAQs.

If you have any other questions about BuzzSumo’s Chrome Extension, just reach out to us via our in-app chat.

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