KABC has surpassed 600,000 Facebook likes, making it the most-liked Facebook page among all local stations in the U.S., according to the Los Angeles ABC O&O.
“The ABC7 Facebook fans continue to see our page as an important destination for news, information, discussion and sometimes a little fun,” KABC vice president and news director Cheryl Fair said in a statement. “It is also a vital and growing source of direct communication between ABC7 and our viewers.”
With more than 145,000 followers, KABC also says they are the leader of local stations on Twitter. General manager Arnold J. Kleiner said social media “is a priority for us as we look to the future of local television.”
“We are all connected in social media more than ever and as the most watched television station in Southern California we want to serve our viewers just as well in the social space as we do on television,” he said.