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A Shout Out To My Facebook Readers…

March 9th, 2009 · No Comments
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So my friend Chris is Head of Brand Solutions at Facebook, and he recently created a public page for himself where he posts material relevant to the central question he is trying to answer – How can Facebook use its power to help marketers create movements? (His words not mine – you can become a fan at http://www.facebook.com/chrispan if you are so inclined.) Anyway, he recently posted an article about how Facebook is an important source of traffic for a lot of big sites because of the culture of sharing of content with friends. Now, I am not a big site (yet!), but I can also say that Facebook is the biggest source of traffic for me (though it’s really entertaining to see what people Google for that gets them to my site), so thank you to those of you that are engaged on Facebook! Here is the article:

Changing Nature of Virility: Facebook and Twitter
“After Perez Hilton recorded a single-day high of 13.9 million page views on the day after the Oscars, web research firm Hitwise found that the celeb gossip site’s top traffic source is Facebook. That’s crazy — for nearly as long as web analytics have been widely available, the top referrer for just about anything has been Google…”

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