Presentation on theme: "Leveraging FaceBook for Your Business March 3 rd, 2010."— Presentation transcript:
Leveraging FaceBook for Your Business March 3 rd, 2010
Founded by Mark Zuckerberg, was 19 when the site launched, originally as a communication portal for Harvard students. It became an instant phenomenon, spreading to other schools, then to corporations, eventually becoming open to the public in 2006. Although facebook is a social networking site, its roots are embedded in the academic and corporate arena and is a valuable tool for networking. Users can join groups and other users online with similar interests.
Latest facebook Facts General Growth More than 400 million active users 50% of our active users log on to Facebook in any given day The fastest growing demographic is those 35 years old and older User Engagement Average user has 130 friends on the site Average user spends more than 55 minutes a day on facebook More than 60 million status updates each day More than 20 million users become fans of Pages each day
Group or Page? -Create a page if youre a business and you are looking to promote your companys content. -Create a Group if you are providing a forum for likeminded people. You can initiate and share discussions about a specific interest.