With 2012 drawing to a close, Wednesday was year in review time at Facebook, as the social network released its 2012 Year in Review, as well as instructions for its users to create their own year in review posts.
The purge of fake profiles and likes announced by Facebook earlier this month kicked into full gear Wednesday, and the deletion of accounts that were created illegitimately and likes from malware, compromised accounts, deceived users, fake users, and purchased likes caused the like totals of several pages to drop, but in most cases, the effects were minimal.
Religious pages continue to have the most engagement on Facebook.
As of this writing, a bogus Costco gift card scam was live on Facebook, with posts including a web address full of malware.
Faith-based pages continue to engage more people than any other type of content on Facebook, although European soccer also has a lot of people commenting and clicking like.
Justin Bieber’s Facebook page enjoyed more engagement this week than last, but still can’t keep up with Jesus Daily’s likes and comments.
Religious pages continue their stronghold on our countdown with a number of familiar options. Popular musicians offer the closest interactive competition to the ongoing leading trend.