Most popular Facebook pages in Bangladesh

Written By: Mustafa Mahmud Hassan
Social media is the new way of selling yourself, your company or product or even
services online.  There are many social media sites for people to choose from, but
Facebook is undoubtedly are the best out of all. It has easy-to- use page layouts and
immensely large number of engaged users made it the mother of Social Marketing.
Facebook lets its users create pages where they can advertise whatever they want to,
whomever they want to and whenever they want, and right now it is the best way to keep
the fans updated about the latest trends, latest offers and so on. Everyday lots of
Facebook pages are opened in the world, and Bangladesh is not different in this case.
Now I am going to discuss about the top ten most popular Facebook pages in
Bangladesh. 1) Bangladesh Cricket:
The Tigers: It is the Official Facebook page of Bangladesh Cricket
Board (BCB) and the Cricket Team. It has the highest likes in Facebook which is
9,093,529. This page is for Bangladesh cricket fans all over the world and everyone can
share their comments, views and opinions with a decent manner.
2) Prothom Alo:
The Daily Prothom Alo is the leading Bengali news media of Bangladesh
in both print and online. It has 8,732,244 likes which is the second highest in Bangladesh.
Prothom Alo has already set the highest standard of journalism in Bangladesh with
impartial and authentic news presentation. Instead of taking traditional role it always
keeps reinventing itself to stay a step ahead than others. The source of Prothom Alo's
inspires its readers. It has strong determination to satisfy readers' thirsts for information
and entertainment through in-depth news as well as with the portfolio of attractive and
diversified supplements each and every day.
3) Shakib Al Hasan:
The official fan page of Shakib Al Hasan has 8,555,307 likes. It has the
third highest likes among the Facebook pages in Bangladesh. Shakib Al Hasan made his
international debut against Zimbabwe in 2006 and impressed one and all. He soon
became a regular member of the team and became a man to rely on. He performed
consistently both with the bat and ball for Bangladesh team. He is the only player who
becomes the top all-rounder in all three formats of Cricket.
4) BBC Bangla:
It is a Bengali language service of the BBC World Service. It has the fourth
highest likes among the Facebook pages in Bangladesh. The number of likes is
7,714,552. The programs of BBC Bangla are broadcast on the FM broadcasting, medium
wave and shortwave all over the world. It is broadcast from the headquarters
at Broadcasting House in London as well as from BBC Bureau in Dhaka and Kolkata. It
is broadcasting their programs in three popular mediums; radio service, website
& internet radio and video service. 5) Daily Naya Diganta:
The official fan page of Daily Naya Diganta has 7,404,253 likes
which is fifth highest among the Facebook pages in Bangladesh. It is a Bengali
newspaper published in Bangladesh since 2004. Popular columnists writing regularly in
the daily are Ebne Golam Samad, Serajur Rahman, Shafiq Rehman, Dr.Tuhin Malik,Syed
Muhammad Ibrahim, Golam Mawla Rony, Alamgir Mahiuddin and so on. Freedom
Fighter of Bangladesh Bongobir Qader Siddiqi has also started writing regularly.
Currently, the newspaper is one of the cheapest in the country. It was introduced at a
price of BDT 5.00, which was later raised to BDT 6.00 and then BDT 8.00.
6) Mushfiqur Rahim:
The official fan page of Mushfiqur Rahim has the sixth highest likes
among the Facebook pages in Bangladesh. The number of likes is 7,401,156.  Mushfiqur
Rahim is a Bangladeshi cricketer and is the captain of the national test team. He made his
Test debut in 2005, at the age of 16, during Bangladesh's first tour of England and the
next year played his first One Day International. He specializes as a wicket-keeper and is
a middle order batsman. His batting is so versatile that he can bat anywhere in the top
order, from one to six. He scored the first double century in test for Bangladesh Cricket
Team in history. Because of his consistency in batting, he is called “Mr. Dependable”.
7) Grameenphone:
The official Facebook Page of Grameenphone has 6,906,516 likes which
is the seventh highest in Bangladesh. Grameenphone Ltd. is the largest
telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh. Grameenphone is the first company
to introduce GSM technology in Bangladesh when it launched its services in March 1997.
With a nationwide network that covers almost 100 percent of the population,
Grameenphone exists with more than 50 million subscribers. It believes in the power of
collective dreams, so that we may dream as one. Because it is only when we are united,
can a nation boldly step up and reach towards a better future. The power of collective
dreams gives us hope, brings us together.
8) Robi Axiata Limited:
The official Robi Axiata Limited Facebook page has the eighth
highest likes in Bangladesh. The number is 6,631,788. It is the second largest
telecommunications service provider in Bangladesh. Robi is a truly people-oriented brand
in Bangladesh. With local tradition at its core, it marches ahead with innovation and
creativity. It has the widest International Roaming coverage in Bangladesh connecting
600 operators across more than 200 countries. Their customer-centric solutions include
value added services (VAS), quality customer care, easy access call centers, digital
network security and flexible tariff rates.
9) Airtel Buzz:
It is the fan page of Airtel Bangladesh. It has 5,284,045 likes which is the
ninth highest among Facebook pages in Bangladesh. Airtel Bangladesh is one of the
fastest growing mobile operators in Bangladesh and is a concern of Bharti Airtel Limited,
a leading global telecommunications services provider. The company offers a wide array
of innovative mobile services, including voice, value added services, data and m-
commerce products and is focused on expanding its state-of- the-art mobile network both
for coverage and capacity. With a customer base of more than 10 million, Airtel
Bangladesh is the most preferred youth brand of the country that thrives on excellent data

The official fan page of Tahsan has the tenth highest likes among the Facebook
pages in Bangladesh. The number of likes is 4,811,303. Tahsan is
a Bangladeshi musician, actor and model. He was a member of the band Black from 2000
to 2005. Then he started his solo career in music. He first started his acting career in
2004. But, after 2011 he is a common face as an actor in Television drama.
From above list, we can understand that Bangladeshi people are Cricket lovers as there
are three Cricket related pages in top ten pages. Again, Bangladeshi people also follow
mobile operator related pages and newspaper related pages. I have analysis more
Facebook pages in Bangladesh, I have found these types of pages repeatedly.
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