Most likely photo uploading to Facebook will outdo the more than 1.2 billion images that went up last year at this time — ten times the number that got uploaded for Halloween in 2008.
Exactly how much that number will grow remains a tough call.
About a year ago, the site had around 600 million members and today membership exceeds 800 million, but because Halloween is largely a U.S. holiday and Facebook’s growth occurred the most outside of the country, it would be inaccurate to forecast that 20011 would have one third more pictures than 2010.
It should come as little surprise to learn that getting your restaurant featured on Food Network, the Travel Channel, or any of the other endless networks that feature food programming practically guarantees a surge in new business. But is that always a good thing? Grub Street talked to the owners of some featured restaurants to find out what goes down after the TV crew moves on, and the crowds roll in.