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7 million facebook fans in 7 hours

Discussion in 'FaceBook' started by Essence19, Apr 15, 2011.

  1. Essence19

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    Lionel messi the best footballer in the world.or so people think started a facebook page last week tuesday ,in 7 hours he had 6.832.601 fans and he picked up abt 100 000 new fANS every 6 hours from there.That has to be a Facebook World record or something - here is an article abt it - http://mashable.com/2011/04/06/leo-messi-facebook/

    does anyone have any ideas of how thats possible?

    How do celebs get fans? is it only through facebook or does search engines work for them as well?
     
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  2. m0g0l

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    answer: POPULARITY :p
     
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    So, did he got 100000 in 6 hours.. or did he got 7 millions in 7 hours?

    U probably type incorrect in both title and post? ;)

    Or NOW 7 millions, and increasing 100k each 6 hour after 7 million break? =)
     
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    Ericsson he got 7 million fans in 7 hours after that it slowed down to abt 300 new fans per minute thats my calculations "here is an article abt it" read this - http://mashable.com/2011/04/06/leo-messi-facebook/.
     
  5. donArmando

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    It's not just popularity but his friends like Xavi , Iniesta , Pique , and the Barcelona Club has big facebook fanpages with 10 millions of fans and they sent status updates with lionel messi fan page.
    Peoples know lionel messi and liked the page so it's not a big problem when you have the sources.
     
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    It's official page? If so.. .no wonder.
     
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    Well its an official fan page so that's not a big deal...but is it possible for some lay man to get that many fans in quick time and with no issues? I wish it could :)
     
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    I guess the question is .How does facebook figure out who is famous and who is not.In SA we have a lot of celeb pages.What peopl model does facebook use?
     
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    Messi had got about a million fans to start with
    How ?

    Facebook automatically transferred fans of unofficial pages to his official Page

    Facebook has no rules when then decide something same thing had happened when friend of zikerberg Sister who is director of marketing got her Friends + Friends requests Converted into her Facebook Fans
     
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    Interesting info..

    I never knew this :)
     
  11. Sleinad

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    Yeah thats true. Facebook to transfer fans over.

    They even did it for me when I sold a 500k page. I emailed them and said that it had been stolen blah blah, and they transfered about 450k for me to a new page. The other guy still kept his fans as well which was good.
     
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    You got to be kidding me right??
    If its really stolen, why cant they just reset the password.
    Just curious...
     
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    That's fucked up. Somehow I don't believe you when you say the other guy got to keep the fans. Why would they not disable that page if you convinced them it was stolen? Sounds like a scam/bait & switch to me.
     
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    Now-a-days facebook is not working as like previously did.

    For example, if you in your profile, in interest section, under sports u mentioned Lionel messi. Then u automatically become a fan of messi's fan page. In that way celeb's getting fans.
     
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    Popularity is the main key that he did ..
     
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    That is what we call "viral"
     
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    I never gave any attention to facebook marketing power till this week.. of course I was aware of it, but never tried to exploit it..
     
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    A lot of money :)
     
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    Leo Messi page has a lot working for it. Popularity, cross page promotion, the url, unofficial pages merged, facebook info, etc. When I first saw this I was shocked though because it's an insane amount of likes to get in such a short amount of time. Just think about how much you would bank if that was one of your pages.