I just shared this link in Your Marketing Lounge to some research by Quick Sprout on the best times to post on Facebook, as there are a few night owls in there who will appreciate this (myself included!)
But it’s also an important topic to discuss because the conclusions of this research study may surprise you…The best time to post isn’t the time when the most people are online and posting. Sounds counterintuitive right? Well the research shows that when you post at the same time as everyone else you are up against a lot of competition in the news feed. And Facebook can only show so many posts – so if you’ve ever wondered why you don’t see a post when your friend does it could be because a lot of the people and pages you are following are posting at the same time as each other, and Facebook has to choose which posts you get to see in your news feed.