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CNN Facebook fan page

Entered in Facebook Brand Presence

About this entry

The page publishes the most talked about stories, inviting fans to respond and express their opinions. Breaking news from around the world is integrated into the page and posted automatically, regardless of day or time, so that CNN fans are always well informed. Also, the CNN community is able to formally participate in the news through the News Tip tab, where they can submit tips from their area. Boasting the most followers in news organizations, CNN continues to be one of the most trusted news sources across social media. Monitored around-the-clock, the CNN fan page acknowledges and listens to fans’ comments and takes that feedback into consideration when programming the page’s content.Currently the “most liked" news brand on Facebook and fastest growing page worldwide, CNN uses the platform to engage its over 3.3 million fans with the news stories that affect them daily. In 2011, CNN published 3 of the top 5 most shared articles on the social platform, reaching beyond its current fan base.

Why does this entry deserve to win?

TV Newser: “Which TV News Channels Made Facebook’s ‘Fastest Growing Pages’?" The Next Web: “Facebook’s Most Shared Articles"



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