What is the fastest way to reach as many people in the world as possible with one message? Perhaps, it could be posting the message on Lionel Messi’s Facebook page. Messi is debatably the most talented footballer (soccer player) on Earth. Currently playing club football with Barcelona FC, the 23-year-old diminutive Argentine international footballer has won the FIFA World Player of the Year award twice. Watching the petit striker play has inspired poetry, love ballads and tears.
So when Messi created a personal Facebook fan page after his club’s 5-1 victory over Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League quarter final on April 6, his fans raced to befriend the footballing genius. Within seven hours, he had seven million fans. “Holy moley! That must be a typo!” you exclaim. That’s no typo. Now he has 7,070,482 fans. Nope, make that 7,073,076. Nope, 7,084,550…This blogger will certainly look forward to “Facebook stalking” Señor Messi.
There is no denying Facebook’s popularity and ability to spread messages. If you own a business that does not have a Facebook page, get with the program. Signing on may not reward you with seven million fans, but it can’t hurt, and it’s free exposure. Take a look at these titles for some tips: