FM104 reaches half a million Facebook friends

FM104 has reached half a million likes on Facebook – and is giving away 500 Euros to one listener to celebrate.

Whilst it’s not the first radio station in Ireland to hit half a million, it’s up there in the top 5 along with competitors 98FM and Today FM. Beat and iRadio make up the other spots, with iRadio the most popular with over 670k likes.

Dave Kelly from Wireless in Dublin tells RadioToday: It’s down to a lot of hard work by all involved and is a great Christmas present to FM104″.

Here’s how the Top 10 radio station on Facebook in Ireland currently looks, based on Likes.

1 98FM – 671,396 likes
2 iRadio – 583,099 likes
3 Beat 102-103 – 555,931 likes
4 FM104 – 500,058 likes
5. Today FM – 446,000 likes
6 Spin 1038 – 429,761 likes
7 RTÉ 2fm – 406,227 likes
8 Classic Hits 4FM – 401,870 likes
9 Spin South West – 263,219 likes
10 Dublin’s Q102 – 172,785 likes

For comparison, RTÉ Radio 1 has 42,507 likes whilst Newstalk has 116,339 likes.

Our story from almost five years ago has a smiliar Top 10:

1 Spin 1038 – 175,000 likes
2 FM 104 – 156,000 likes
3 Today FM – 85,000 likes
4 Spin South West – 96,000 likes
5 98FM – 74,000 likes
6 iRadio – 69,000 likes
7 Beat 102-103 – 62,000 likes
8 Radio Nova – 37,000 likes
9 Phantom 105.2 – 31,000 likes
10 East Coast FM – 29,000 likes

Meanwhile, over on Twitter, here’s how the Top 10 looks:

1 Spin 103.8 – @spin1038 – 330,363 followers
2 Today FM (4 accounts) – 270,448 followers
3 RTÉ 2fm – @RTE2fm – 242,631 followers
4 Newstalk 106-108 – @NewstalkFM – 204,152 followers
5 98FM – @98FM – 146,203 followers
6 FM104 – @FM104 – 123,131 followers
7 Cork’s Red FM (4 accounts) – 121,682 followers
8 RTÉ Radio 1 – @RTERadio1 – 111,158 followers
9 iRadio Northeast – @ThisisiRadio – 102,808 followers
10 Christmas FM – @christmasfm – 89,971 followers

Data stolen from Media.Info/ie but they probably won’t mind 🙂

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