Facebook Reminds Marketers About Mother’s Day


MotherSonUmbrellas650With Mother’s Day coming up May 11, Facebook urged marketers to keep moms in mind, revealing some mom-related statistics in a post on its Facebook for Business page.

According to the social network:

  • There are 27 million U.S. moms on Facebook.
  • 79 percent of those moms visit the site nearly every single day.
  • Moms spend 1.2 times more time on mobile devices than on desktop computers.
  • When compared to overall U.S. women 18 and up, mothers have 1.3 times more friends, post 1.4 times more comments, and update their statuses 1.3 times more.

The Facebook for Business post went on to advise marketers:

When it comes to those who celebrate Mother’s Day on Facebook, chatter is driven by younger age groups who turn to News Feed to connect with friends and share ideas about the big day. Nearly one-half of those who talked about Mother’s Day on Facebook last year were under 34. And people posted 1.25 times more photos last Mother’s Day than on other Sundays that month.

Chatter around Mother’s Day began three days before the holiday last year, and tapered off the next day. Among the most popular topics that appeared in posts: mother, sister, wife, daughter, and, of course, love.

So on May 11, and every other day, make sure you’re present in News Feed, especially on mobile, so you can connect with mothers and everyone who matters to them.

Marketers on Facebook: Have you set your Mother’s Day strategies?