Facebook is now a daily habit for a billion people.  On Monday, August 24, 2015 Facebook had One Billion people logged into the platform in a single day.

People of all ages use Facebook to communicate with friends and family, get news and information, research businesses and find a job.  Businesses use Facebook to market and advertise and grow their customer base, provide customer service and assist with their Search Rank (SEO).

Did you know that:

  • The US state with the most Facebook Users is Detroit, Michigan
  • Canada is the country with the most Facebook Users
  • Every single minute of the day people are clicking “Like” on over 4 million posts

Facebook has become a part of nearly everyone’s life in one way or another.

Created in 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg and his Harvard roommate Eduardo Saverin, the orginal members were limited to Harvard students only.  From there it expanded to other Ivy League College students and by September 2006 anyone age 13 and older with a valid email could join the site.

Facebook was not originally created to be a company. It was built to accomplish a social mission – to make the world more open and connected.  –Mark Zuckerberg

In 2007 Facebook had 100,000 Business Pages, allowing companies to talk to their customers and potential customers.  The original Business Page was set up as a Group Page.

There are now more than 30 million Business Pages on Facebook.  Many businesses across the world are using Facebook to successfully market and advertise, generating revenue and growing their business.

Facebook Marketing and Advertising are now an important tool for all businesses and have some interesting guidelines.  How often to update, how long an update should be, when an update should be posted, what the update should contain.

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