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Man Utd over take Liverpool in facebook popularity

Wed 15th Sep 2010 | IT & Technology

Manchester United’s official Facebook fan page has become the fastest growing of any sports team in the world, registering almost 2.4m fans within two months of being set up reports The Independent.

The club, relatively slow to embrace Facebook as a platform for interaction with supporters compared to some of their major rivals in England and Europe, opened their Facebook page on 14 July.

United’s Facebook page has now overtaken Liverpool FC’s in global popularity, making United the most followed Premier League on the web.

Liverpool, pioneers in a lot of new technologies over the decades, including web-based interaction, set up their page in March 2009, reaching 300,000 fans within four months.

United’s Facebook fanbase is still growing at approaching 1m fans per month. “This underlines our global fanbase,” said a spokesman for the club. “Any look at the extent of our support reveals there are United fans everywhere from Stretford to Shanghai, showing the strength of United’s appeal.”

The real time updated totals at any time can be checked at the Facebook pages themselves, with United’s linked here, and Liverpool’s linked here.

 

 

 

 

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