ListenFirst Media, a data platform specific to brands, examined the social fanbase (total Facebook fans and Twitter followers) of the most anticipated franchise and original holiday films of 2013 (with a look back at the top franchise and original films of 2012) and dug up some interesting insights as seen in the infographic below.
ListenFirst discovered that blockbuster films with the largest social fanbases don’t always equate to the biggest box office winners.
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Facebook introduced another change to its News Feed algorithm recently, as the site plans to place more relevant news stories into the feed. Facebook claims that readers want to see stories about relevant current events, so that’s what the social network will do. Referral traffic from Facebook to media sites has increased 170 percent over the last year, showing that Facebook users do still desire to get news in the News Feed.
The page for the Chevrolet Camaro has 3.4 million Facebook fans, but the page also does very well with engagement. Unmetric CEO Lux Narayan talked with Inside Facebook about how the Camaro, as well as Audi, Porsche and the Ford Mustang, succeed on Facebook. The company also found that pages devoted to single makes of cars are usually the most successful. Six of the top 10 car pages on Facebook are about Volkswagon models.
While we know that Facebook users love to post about Black Friday, the same rings true about Small Business Saturday. Facebook tries to help small businesses however possible, and the company’s Director of Small Business, Dan Levy, previously told Inside Facebook that a good chunk of the site’s advertising base consists of non-chain stores.
Facebook recently released some statistics showing how popular Small Business Saturday — the counterpart to Black Friday — was on the site. Mentions related to Small Business Saturday were 1,200 percent higher on the day compared with the week leading up to it.
As the tryptophan from a Thanksgiving feast starts to wear off, many people will start making resolutions to improve their health. There are several fitness Facebook apps that can help people keep track of their diet and exercise, which can lead to a routine.
Facebook users (and brands) love posting photos. As Superfish points out in an infographic, there are more than 350 million photos uploaded to Facebook every day.
You’d be surprised to know just how many of those photos are memes, and dog photos are actually more popular than cats. Check out the infographic to learn more.
Thanksgiving is a day for family, football … and food. All over the U.S., families will take to the dining table and share a special meal. Food is also a very popular topic on Facebook, as food and beverage pages are among the most-liked.
Through PageData, we can see which food and beverage pages are the most popular on Facebook, with Coca-Cola leading the pack.
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