Half Of Facebook Pages Have Less Than 256 Fans

Here’s an eye opener: 56 percent of pages have fewer than 256 fans.

That’s according to optimization firm Recommend.ly, which studied 1.7 million Facebook pages to arrive at that figure. Additional highlights include:

  • 31 percent of pages have fewer than 32 fans;
  • 25 percent of pages have between with 32 and 256 fans;
  • Musicians and bands had the highest average fan count, at 12,406, followed closely by actors and directors, at 11,622;
  • Politicians were tops in the average number of people talking about them, at 415;
  • 82 percent of pages had fewer than five wall posts per month;
  • Politicians had the most average posts per month, at 67.4; and
  • Admins of spas’ pages were most likely to participate in conversations, at 17 percent.

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