Facebook Popularity Tied To Photo Sharing, Study Finds


Including photos in your Facebook posts can make you more popular on the world’s largest social network. Marketing site Wishpond examined Facebook engagement and found that photos are the type of attention-grabber social network users are looking to view.

The study found that an image post receives 84 percent more clicks than text and link updates. Photo posts also generate 53 percent more likes.

Social photo sharing has become so popular that Facebook purchased Instagram has grown by 1,179 percent in the last six months.

The group also found that photo posts attract 104 percent more comments than average non-photo posts.

Check out the full Facebook Photo engagement infographic below [Click to Enlarge]:

Facebook Photo Engagement


James Kosur

James Kosur has worked in the new media space for the last 10 years, helping many publications build their audiences to millions of monthly readers. He currently serves as the Director of Business Development at Business2Community.com and the CEO of Aven Enterprises LLC.

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