Not because it was July 4th and US Independence Day (although, we’re very happy to raise a glass to our American readers for that) but because Sophos passed a milestone on its Facebook page.
100,000 fans. Huzzah!
Sure, it doesn’t really compete with the likes of Lady Gaga or Justin Bieber, but it’s a pretty impressive figure for a company like Sophos which sells purely to businesses.
For a long time, in the dark days of 2009 and early 2010, Sophos’s Facebook page only had a few hundred users – and most of them were our employees.
Frankly, I was beginning to think that Facebook wasn’t going to be that important to Sophos and that we should concentrate our efforts on engaging with folks via Twitter instead.
How wrong I was. Because we found a staggeringly…
Read more in my article on the Naked Security website.