Facebook Update Status Box Now Prompting Users With Halloween-Related Questions

“Describe your Halloween costume.” That’s just one of several Halloween-related questions that are now appearing in the Facebook Update Status box, apparently as a way by Facebook to get its users talking about the holiday.

Here are just a few of what we’ve been seeing:

For those without images, these are:

  • What’s your favorite Halloween memory
  • What are the best Halloween costumes this year
  • What are you doing for Halloween
  • Describe your Halloween costume

If you don’t see the questions, try logging out and logging back in. Also be sure to refresh the page a few times, to rotate through some of the questions.

Is it working to get people talking? Sure. You can see examples of this in a search on Facebook for public posts about “favorite halloween candy,” to get just a few examples:

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  • http://twitter.com/justine_riegel Justine Riegel

    Just got “what are your favorite scary movies?”

  • Marketing Lead Tracker

    not sure how but i will try to use


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