“Reading List: Does a Twitter Follower Beat a Facebook Like?”

“Twitter Beats Out Facebook: Twitter is crowing about a new Compete survey that shows brands’ Twitter followers are more valuable than those on Facebook. Interesting! There are caveats galore to these types of surveys — Compete doesn’t state its sample size, for instance — but Twitter beat our Facebook across a range of metrics: purchase and recommendation intent included. The margin was 56 percent to 47 percent in purchase intent. Twitter also beat out Facebook as the favorite consumer source for receiving information about products. That type of research will come in handy for Twitter as it tries to become a large-scale media business. Its problem now is brands’ struggle to find ways to run large campaigns on the platform. Compete blog
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