It’s hard to keep up with the growth of Facebook and follow the numbers as they literally explode in growth from month to month but Facebakers is a site that can really help you with that. Facebakers has been around for a year at this stage but a new re-design in the last couple of days has made the site vastly more useful and easy to navigate. As you can see below you can slice the data in a number of ways based on either brands, sectors, countries, groups or apps.The danger with lists and league tables like this is that brands and businesses can get obsessed with getting to the top of the lists and beating their competitors and throwing money after likes with no real thought behind the quality of them or what they will do with them. There is however some great data here and you’ll find yourself having a good browse around…
Countries Around The World
The rise of Facebook around the world has been exciting to watch over the last few years and the charts on the site not only show how it is starting to take over in an ever larger range of countries but also the huge levels of penetration that the social network has achieved. Check out the country stats here
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Top Brand Facebook Pages By Sector
Not only are you able to break Facebook pages down in to countries but you can also drill down in to sectors like Alcohol, FMCH, Finance, sports and airlines. Bit of a danger of this turning in to a league table among brands looking to splash the cash but some interesting info here. Check out Facebook page stats here
Top Facebook Pages Per Country
As you’ll see from the Irish example below there are some huge differences in the number of likes pages have especially given hat there are some global brands like Baileys taking a lead against local brands. Most of the top facebook pages seemed to be dominated by alcohol brands. Check Top Pages by country
Top Apps On Facebook
Always interesting to see where people are wasting all their time on Facebook by looking through the apps that people have installed although there are some practical ones in there like the native Facebook ones. Check Top Apps here
Groups On Facebook
As we all know Facebook changed groups on Facebook recently to make it easier to share information privately but groups have an can still be used to bring millions of people together with common interests. As you’ll see from the list below some of the biggest ones are silly groups that people join on a whim… Top groups here
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