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7 Powerful Facebook statistics you should know for a more engaging Facebook page

7 Powerful Facebook statistics you should know for a more engaging Facebook page
2.7K Flares 2.7K Flares × One of the things we focus on most at Buffer is the best time to post to Twitter and Facebook. This is because we want to help you get more engagement with your audience, which is beneficial for everyone. While the best time to post is definitely important, there are some other things to keep in mind. I had a look at what kind of updates work best for Facebook pages to increase interaction and found 7 interesting statistics that you’ll probably find useful if you’re trying to make your page more engaging. 1. Not only do photo posts get more engagement than links, videos or text-based updates, they actually account for 93% of the most engaging posts on Facebook. Wishpond’s data says that overall, photo posts get 120% more engagement than the average post, and photo albums actually get 180% more engagement. Especially Buffer’s new image posting feature let’s you right click any image on the web and then share it in full-size to your wall in seconds. 2.

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