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Facebook Fans: Quality Matters More Than Quantity

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More Facebook brands are starting to realize that it takes something more than just a sheer mass of likes to gain popularity on the social network. Companies are realizing the power of advocates, or superfans, who regularly share content with their friends and drive engagement. A new study by Napkin Labs, analyzing several well-liked pages, shows that the engagement of one superfan is worth that of roughly 75 regular fans.

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Lay’s Joins Growing Trend Of Brands Crowdsourcing Through Facebook

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Lay’s wants to introduce a new flavor of potato chip. But it is not hiring a marketing firm or forming a blue-ribbon committee to figure out a flavor — it is asking people who have liked the brand on Facebook. In exchange for the winning flavor, the user with the best idea receives $1 million. More and more companies are turning to their Facebook fans for new ideas.

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