Facebook: Manchester Utd Top Liverpool Fans

At the last count over 500 million users were logging onto Facebook, and with online social networking sites growing in popularity by the day, the latest news in today is no surprise to us! It appears that Facebook is not only being used as a form of communication between friends and family but within the world of sport!

According to Nick Harris at The Independent, football team “Manchester United” are now celebrating their Facebook fan page with a staggering 2.4m fans within two months of officially being opened on 14 July. Indications show that if user numbers increase on the Manchester Utd Facebook page, then they are sure to catch up Liverpool in popularity.

Figures quoted by The Independent indicate that at 9.30 am this morning September 14, Liverpool’s fan page had some 2,383,038 fans compared to Manchester United’s 2,377,055. At that time United were behind by 6,000 fans. This has slowly been rising throughout today. Currently the figure now stands at just 4,000 fans behind. It was also reported that United fan numbers are now drawing near to some 1m fans per month.

Which team do you support? Do you regularly use their fan page? Give us your feedback below. To read more on this log onto The Independent

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