Facebook: likes, best days and most growth

Facebook is the leader of the pack when it comes to social media. In case you still need convincing, here's a few statistics:

  • Over 800 million active users
  • 50% of users log on to Facebook in any given day
  • More than 7 million apps and websites are integrated with Facebook
  • More than 350 million active users currently access Facebook through their mobile devices
  • Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
Now to break it down further...

How people are using the 'LIKE' button

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Most popular days for community growth

If you have a page or group for either yourself, your book or your website (which you should), you should be giving extra attention to getting more followers later in the week. The biggest growth in community sizes occurs on Thursdays and Fridays.

Peak day 

In a recent report by Edge Rank Checker Wednesday is the most active day on Facebook in terms of both shares, clicks, comments and 'LIKE'.

So what does all this mean for you? 

You can maximize your presence on the social media giant by concentrating most of your activity on the 3 busiest days of the week.

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