My watch creation

Quick thought experiment.

Lets say you are walking along a beach and find a fine watch, full of handy apps, gps, bluetooth, gyro, sensors, etc and then your next words are, “wow, look what the sea washed ashore all on its own”…”wow, the salt water and sand are really incredible to have rolled around for billions of years to have made this fine watch. Lucky me”.

No sir, Apple made the watch with talent on loan from God, wether they realize it or not.

To have a creation, there must be an intelligent Creator. Human beings and the whole universe, last I checked where a tad bit more complex than my nifty watch.

Thank God He is so patient with us.

God is not just awe-some, He is awe-all. Get right with Him!

Hating scammers & thieves

I received a ‘lead’ from my website. These ‘leads’ seem to show up every few months. You know, when something appears to good to be true, it normally is. I know that cliche is about as old as this one, “You can fool some of the people, some of the time and you can fool all the people, some of the time but you can’t fool all the people all the time”.

Nonetheless, the both are so true.

With these scamming losers, it doesn’t take a genius to figure out.

Here is the lead:

So then I think, it sure seems fishy so lets check the website. Oh, they must of thought that too. Here is their site.

Great design…and spelling too!

The surest thing? Science… maybe #2

Science is helpful but ONLY under the authority and auspices of God. When science racks its brain and comes up empty, God is just beginning.

It is very dangerous to boast that ‘Science is the surest thing’…NO #Phizer, The great I AM is the surest thing.

The two work hand in hand, not devoid of each other; for the God of all creation is the ultimate Scientist.

Thank you, #AlbertMoeller for bringing this to our attention.

Facebook tidbits

Users spend an average of 20 minutes per day on the site. In a month, the average user likes 10 posts, makes 4 comments, and clicks on 8 ads.

There are 1,500 average number of posts that are eligible to appear in a Facebook user’s feed each day. 25 . On average, there are 4.75 billion items shared by Facebook users each day.

How Often to Post on Facebook. Most studies agree that once per day is optimal, with a maximum of two posts per day. Hubspot found that pages under 10,000 fans experienced a 50% drop in engagement per post if they posted more than once per day. At a minimum, you should post to your Facebook Pages 3 times per week.

The average (mean) number of friends is 338, and the median (midpoint) number of friends is 200. Half of internet users who do not use Facebook themselves live with someone who does. Of those, 24% say that they look at posts or photos on that person’s account.Jun 1, 2019 › blog

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

Belle Beth Cooper

 Belle Beth Cooper6 years ago

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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. Photo posts get 39% more interaction

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. According to Kissmetrics, photos get 53% more likes, 104% more comments and 84% more click-throughs on links than text-based posts. And as we’ve mentioned before, self-explanatory photos seem to perform best.

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Wishpond’s data says that overall, photo posts get 120% more engagement than the average post, and photo albums actually get 180% more engagement. This was a surprising one for me, but it seems that if you have multiple images to share, you’d be better of putting them into a Facebook album than publishing separate photo posts.

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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. No more downloading, uploading nightmare here.

2. Shorter posts get 23% more interaction

Writing shorter posts isn’t just handy on Twitter. Keeping your posts below 250 characters can get you 60% more engagement than you might otherwise see. You can even get up to 66% more engagement if you cut it down to less than 80 characters.

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Either way, the result seems to be that getting to the point quickly and concisely works best. Perhaps that’s why Facebook fans like photo posts so much?

Especially looking at the overall Social Media statistics for other social networks, it’s really interesting how this stacks up to other platforms.

3. Using emoticons increases comments by 33%

If you thought emoticons were only for teens, you might want to rethink that idea. According to this AMEX OPEN Forum infographic, emoticons can make a big difference to your engagement rates. No only do posts with emoticons get 33% more comments, they also get shared 33% more often. Even better: they get liked 57% more often than posts without emoticons.

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Emoticons tend to add a more human side to your communications, and it seems like this comes across fairly well with users.

Engagement rates on Thursday and Friday are 18% higher

Compared to other days in the week, Buddymedia’s study found that engagement rates for Facebook are 18% higher on Thursdays and Fridays. As they put it, “the less people want to be at work, the more they are on Facebook!”

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The study also looked at different industries, including sports, retail, automotive and healthcare, to see which days worked best in each industry. Although they did vary, most of them sat around the end of the week, from Wednesday-Friday. Apparently no industry has users that are engaged on Mondays or Tuesdays!

To find out more about the best times to post to Facebook, we’ve also written an extensive guide that you might find useful.

5. Question posts get 100% more comments

If comments are the kind of interaction you’re after, questions might be the way to go. According to an infographic by Kissmetrics, they get 100% more comments than standard text-based posts. HubSpot shares a similar finding, although this data points out that question posts often get fewer likes and shares than other types of posts.

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What I found really interesting about this stat is that HubSpot’s data also shows which question words attract more comments, with the most popular being ‘should,’ ‘would,’ ‘which,’ and ‘who.’ This makes me think that closed questions which have a very limited answer option are the highest attractors of comments. Open question words like ‘why’ and ‘how’ which make the user think more to articulate their answer sit at the bottom of this chart.

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This is especially interesting an points to a stark change in marketing, turning the funnel upside down. In short: Keeping engagement high with your existing customers might be more important than trying to find new ones.

When we observe how most updates sent through Buffer perform, we found a similar pattern of greatly increased lift through questions being posted.

6. 35% of Facebook Fans like a page so they can participate in contests

If you’re chasing down new fans, a contest seems like a fairly good way to encourage likes. A report from earlier this year showed that 35% of Facebook fans liked Facebook pages specifically to compete in contests. Contests obviously solicit interaction by asking for people to enter. It turns out this can work, as ‘caption this photo’-style contests actually bring in 5.5 times more comments than regular posts.

In Buddymedia’s report, contest-related words like winner, win, entry, contest, enter and promotion were all more likely to engage users.

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7. 42% of Fans like a page to get a coupon or discount

According to Socially Stacked, 42% of Facebook fans like a page in order to get a discount or coupon. A study by Wildfire Interactive showed that coupon-based campaigns received the highest engagement rates. Giveaways and sweepstakes came in just behind coupons as highly engaging post types.

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Before I forget, if you’re a Buffer user, you can see analytics for Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn right from your dashboard!

In case you found this article helpful, the best follow-on posts for you to read are our complete guide to the latest Social Media statistics, as well as the latest Twitter statistics.

What have you observed has changed the most on Facebook in the last few months? I hope these statistics might be helpful to get your Facebook page on the right track!

Image credits: HubSpot 1 and 2Track SocialMashableBit RebelsBuddymediaAlex E. Proimos

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Facebook takes up 22% of the internet time Americans spend on mobile devices, compared with 11% on Google search and YouTube combined.

In a month, the average user likes 10 posts, makes 4 comments, and clicks on 8 ads.

Hive is Facebook’s data warehouse, with 300 petabytes of data.

Users generate 4 million likes every minute.

More than 250 billion photos have been uploaded to Facebook.

This equates to 350 million photos per day.

Facebook has 33,606 employees

Mark Zuckerberg’s salary is only $1 a year

Which isn’t really a problem when your net worth is $55.6 billion