Thursday, 18 August 2011
Corinthians reach 1 million Facebook fans
Social media is growing at lightening speed in Brazil. In October 2010 it officially became Twitter's number 1 country and Facebook is now in full growth phase having seen initial growth hampered by the widespread use of the local rival Orkut.
Last week Corinthians, which is the most followed club in São Pualo, proudly announced that they were the first Brazilian football club to reach 1 million fans on Facebook and celebrated by integrating Corinthians TV into their Facebook fan page:
You can watch it here:
The impressive bit is that half of their fans became fans in the last 3 and a half months, that's a rate of about 165,000 new fans per month or 5,500 per day, not bad!