1,000,000 post sample says: Women click LIKE more, while guys POST

We grabbed 1,000,000 random posts from Facebook and tracked all interactions at a user level. We used the graph API, which is open to anyone. [Side note: if you’d like to learn how to pull this data, ping me.]


  • Women tend to “like” more than “comment” on a post. Worldwide, 51% of post likes were from females, though this was 55% in the US.
  • Women “Like”  comments.  In the US, 59% of likes on comments were female
  • Males post on pages more frequently than females– at 51% vs 48%.  The difference is gender unknown.

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About Dennis Yu

Dennis Yu is the Chief Technology Officer of BlitzMetrics. He is an internationally recognized lecturer in Facebook marketing, having been featured in The Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, National Public Radio, TechCrunch, Fox News, and CBS Evening News. He is also a regular contributor for Adweek's SocialTimes column. Dennis has held leadership positions at Yahoo! and American Airlines. He studied Finance and Economics from Southern Methodist University and London School of Economics. Besides being a Facebook data and ad geek, you can find him eating chicken wings or playing Ultimate Frisbee in a city near you. You can contact him at dennis@blitzmetrics.com, his blog, or on Facebook.

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