Wu-Tang Clan announces exclusive album, nearly doubles Facebook fanbase

WuTangAlbum

Hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan announced this week that they’ll make just one copy of their next album, sparking speculation and discussion all over Facebook.

How much interest did this announcement generate? Tons. According to Mediabistro’s PageData, the Wu-Tang Clan’s Facebook page has almost doubled — going from 2.8 million fans on Thursday to 4.9 million on Friday. The group announced that, in order to send a message that music is truly art, only one copy of the double album The Wu–Once Upon a Time in Shaolin.

PageData shows that Wu-Tang Clan is gaining likes at the second-highest rate on Facebook (with Facebook for Every Phone taking the top spot) and is naturally the fastest growing page in the musician/band category.

Here’s a look at the extreme spike in likes caused shortly after the group announced the secret album.

Screen Shot 2014-03-28 at 10.04.58 AMReaders: Do you like the Wu-Tang Clan on Facebook?

Image courtesy of the Wu-Tang Clan on Facebook.

Facebook Marketing

Mediabistro Event

Facebook Marketing

Starting January 13, work with the group marketing manager of social media at Microsoft/BingAds to grow your business on Facebook! In this course, you’ll learn how to set up your company page, understand Facebook best practices, and execute a monthly content strategy. Register now!

 

Leave a Reply

Get the latest news in your inbox
interested in advertising with inside facebook?

Social Media Jobs
of the Day

Assistant Editor

8 Inc.
New York, NY

Copywriter & Editor

GlobeOne
Santa Monica, CA

Director of Marketing & Communications

Neumans' Kitchen
New York, NY

Social Community Manager

VISIT FLORIDA
Tallahassee, FL

Editorial Director

Phoenix House
New York, NY

Featured Company

Join leading companies like this one and recruit from the nation's top media job seekers on the Mediabistro Job Board. Every job post comes with our satisfaction guarantee. Learn More
 

Our Sponsors

Mediabistro A division of Prometheus Global Media home | site map | advertising/sponsorships | careers | contact us | help courses | browse jobs | freelancers | content | member benefits | reprints & permissions terms of use | privacy policy Copyright © 2014 Mediabistro Inc. call (212) 389-2000 or email us