Will Bradley Cooper bring home the Best Actor award? Facebook seems to think so

By Alex Heigl
Updated February 22, 2015 07:30 PM
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Do you have an Oscar pool going? No? You’re not a compulsive gambler like half of the PEOPLE staffers? That surprises us.

Well, if you’re not the betting type, please excuse this very important inside information we have from Facebook.

The monolithic site looked at mentions of the nominated actors, actresses and films over the two weeks preceding the ceremony and shared the data with PEOPLE. Below, here’s who Facebook’s 750 million-plus users think are going to win – or, failing that, who should win by popular vote – at the Oscars.

Best Picture

1. American Sniper
2. Selma
3. Birdman
4. The Imitation Game
5. Boyhood
6. Whiplash
7. The Theory of Everything
8. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Best Actor

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actor

Best Supporting Actress

Best Director

1. Richard Linklater, Boyhood
2. Alejandro G. Iñérritu, Birdman
3. Wes Anderson, The Grand Budapest Hotel
4. Bennett Miller, Foxcatcher
5. Morten Tyldum, The Imitation Game

Best Animated Film

1. Big Hero 6
2. The Boxtrolls
3. How to Train Your Dragon 2
4. Song of the Sea
5. The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

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