When someone likes a Page, they’re showing support for the Page and that they want to see content from it. The Page will show up as being liked in the About section of that person’s profile. When someone follows a Page, it means they may receive updates about the Page in their News Feed.
Is it better to like or follow on Facebook?
Anyone who has liked your page can choose to unfollow you but will remain “liking” the page. In other words, your page will still register the like, but the account will not see the content that your business posts in their feed. As one source puts it, “Likes are good but followers are better.
Why do I have more Facebook followers than likes?
Why Your Numbers Are Different
The main reason why you have more likes than followers is that some people have chosen to unfollow your page.
What is the point of following someone on Facebook?
The “following” feature allows any user with a Facebook account to subscribe to your account so that your public updates show up in their newsfeed, even if you haven’t accepted them as a friend.
Do Facebook followers matter?
It means you shouldn’t get hung up on Facebook page followers. Instead, focus on increasing your reach, engagement, and exposure. Other than making you look popular, page followers have no fundamental bearing on who sees what. The key takeaway for your marketing to succeed on Facebook is that you need to pay to play.
Why would someone follow a page but not like it?
These people are clearly interested in a Page’s posts, but as mentioned in my previous post there are several reasons someone might choose to “follow” a Page and not “like” it: social listening, monitoring competitors, market research, and political and industry monitoring.
What’s the difference between like and follow?
Followers. A Like is a person who has chosen to attach their name to your Page as a fan. A follower is a person who has chosen to receive the updates that you post in their news feed (subject to the Facebook algorithm of course).
Can someone secretly follow you on Facebook?
People can quietly “follow” you instead of sending a friend request (if your profile is public rather than private), meaning that your posts will appear in their News Feed without your knowledge. In other words, there might be some people seeing your public updates more regularly than you think.
Is following a page the same as liking?
Liking and Following a Page vs.
When someone likes a Page they are by default also following it. Someone who likes a Page can choose to unfollow the Page. In that case the person is still shown as liking the Page, but they will not see all of the Page’s posts.