Social Media FC Barcelona’s Messi scores 7 million likes in 7 hours Shows what’s possible when you combine one of the best football players with the powerful social network. By Jody KoehlerApril 13, 2011 SHARE And did he ever: Messi garnered seven million fans in seven hours. An announcement from FC Barcelona on its Facebook page helped kick off the “like” frenzy, according to The Wall blog. According to The Wall: To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.