e-Strategy Trends’ continually updated collection of Facebook marketing trends and statistics for marketing, public relations, advertising and strategic communications professionals.
Facebook had a tumultuous 2018. The #DeleteFacebook movement gained traction after the platform fell victim to several scandals. However, social media activists are not representative of the general population, as evidenced by Facebook’s continued audience growth. Facebook has also gotten called into multiple congressional hearings for how it handled its user data. But advertisers aren’t…Read More
When the first wave of social commerce arrived—mostly reproducing ecommerce catalogs on Facebook—critics predicted it would fail because users didn’t want to shop where they socialized. More than half a decade later, most social media users still don’t turn to social platforms to make direct buys. Now it’s all about influence, social ads and a multi-channel path to purchase.Read More
The number of Facebook users in the US will inch up 0.9% this year to 169.5 million. While growth has plateaued, Facebook is still the most used social network among all age groups, except for teens.Read More