Helping People Connect with Local Businesses

By Alex Himel, VP of Local

Over 1.6 billion people around the world are connected to a small business on Facebook. People and businesses alike have told us they want even easier ways to connect, so today we’re:

Local communities are built, grown and sustained by people. People like your neighbors, your friends and your favorite local business owners. On Facebook, there are more than 80 million small businesses using our free business tools. Those tools are helping people and businesses connect like:

These are more steps we’re taking to make connecting with local businesses easier on Facebook. Because when businesses succeed, communities thrive.

More info on how to grow your business with Pages on the Facebook Business blog.