Around 72% of Digital Marketers Made No Changes to Their Facebook Marketing Strategies Post the Cambridge Analytica Row, Says GoodFirms Survey

PR Newswire | March 29, 2019

GoodFirms recently conducted a survey, trying to determine how much people censor themselves on social media and whether the Cambridge Analytica scandal has changed the marketing strategies on Facebook for marketing and advertising. In today's world, all sizes of business are looking to create their brand awareness, as this has become the key to do a profitable business. Many top digital marketing companies used Facebook for marketing their clients business as it gives more control to advertisers and a great platform to reach n number of people from the world. The impact on Facebook marketing due to privacy issues, a survey conducted by GoodFirms highlighted several facts that were mistakenly taken wrong by the marketers and advertisers after the Cambridge Analytica scandal.Here, in this research 120+, social media marketers, as well as digital marketing experts, shared the in-depth information supported by 71.43% marketers stating that after the row there are no changes seen in Facebook marketing strategies. About 73.21% of social media marketers did not find any radical changes on their Facebook post reach as well as 80.96% digital marketer said there was no major impact on the Facebook post engagement.

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