Top 10 Most Liked Financial Institutions on Facebook in October 2010 (617 Pages, Groups, Apps in 67 Countries)

In May 2009, I started tracking the financial institutions (FIs) on facebook(only 128 accounts back then!). It will always be a work in progress, soplease don’t hesitate to get back to me to flag any missing initiatives.

My Visible Banking Social Media Watch Series (twitterfacebookblog,youtube) gives me access to some great, and unique, insights. On regular basis, I share some of those key stats and insights with you on my blog,twitter, and facebook, and I provide some second-to-none recommendations to my clients.

Visible Banking Facebook Watch Series now tracking 617 pages, groups, and applications in 67 countries: 1. 372 from banks, 2. 100 from credit unions, 3. 86 from insurance firms, 4. 30 from financial services and investment firms, 29 from credit card companies.

I invite you to check the insights included in the slide below (data collected on 29/09/2010).

* Top 10 most liked pages: Chase Community Giving (Chase Bank),Barclays Football (Barclays Bank), Members Project (American Express),RBS 6 NATIONS (RBS), BNP PARIBAS NET (BNP Paribas), The GEICO Gecko (GEICO Insurance), ZYNC (American Express), usaa (USAA), Visa Go World (Visa), GTBank (GT Bank).
* Top 10 largest monthly growth: Barclays Football (Barclays Bank), The GEICO Gecko (GEICO Insurance), GTBank (GT Bank), Thumbs Up (Allstate Insurance), KBank Live (Kasikorn Bank), Santander Students (Grupo Santander), Popular (Popular), Les Grandes Premières (Caisse d’Epargne), J.P. Morgan Community (JP Morgan), J.P. Morgan Global (JP Morgan).
* Top 10 apps by monthly usage: Progressive Pet Photo (Progressive Insurance), Chase Community Giving (Chase Bank), I love £50 from Santander (Santander UK), HSBC Students (HSBC UK), iAMFAM (American Family Insurance), Banque Populaire (Banque Populaire), Tu 24/7 personal (American Express, Mexico), PUMP IT UP with TD Canada Trust(TD Canada Trust), LCL Open Cremaillere (LCL), ASB Virtual Branch (ASB Bank).

Please call me (0044 7736 446 357), send me an email (, or DM me @Visible_Banking.

I would be delighted to talk to you about facebook, customer reviews, and social media in banking, financial services, and insurance.

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Written by Christophe Langlois

Based in London, Christophe is an entertaining social media keynote speaker and a trusted advisor to the global financial services industry on the topics of social media, social business and digital innovation.

Christophe has contributed to over 140 events in 18 countries.

Currently, Christophe is 'Social Media Senior Managing Consultant' at IBM Interactive Experience. He's also a Digital Advisor at the Financial Services Forum and the Moller Centre (part of the Churchill College in Cambridge).

Christophe's views on are his own, not necessarily his employer's.

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