Top 20 Facebook Facts for Marketers

Facebook has been around for 12 years now and is one of the most well-known social media platforms there is. “Facebook remains the king of social networks, and the usage increases are coming primarily from people who are Generation X and older,” said eMarketer principal analyst Debra Aho Williamson.

For some marketers, Facebook is the first thing we check in the morning, even before our emails. We check Facebook throughout the day and we even receive alerts and messages directly through our mobile devices. It’s a way to connect with family, friends, and coworkers, but it’s also for a way for brands to engage with their online community.

You may think you know everything there is to know about the “king of social networks,” however, we have some interesting user stats that might surprise you. Here are the top Facebook facts around usage and user demographics that all marketers should know.

Please note that these facts were pulled on October 18th, 2016 and are subject to change.

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About the Author:

Tatiana manages all things demand generation and digital marketing at Synthesio, and has been at Synthesio since June 2015. Her previous employers include Platinum Guild International, Sesame Street, and Social Media Week. Tatiana is a born and raised New Yorker and a proud Pace University alumna. While she's not seeking the next marketing challenge, Tatiana loves going on adventures, listening to music, and sour candy.