35 Interesting Facts About Facebook
Do you think you know everything there is to know about Facebook? Think again! Check out these 35 interesting facts about Facebook. you may have never heard.
FACT#1. Mark Zuckerberg gets one dollar every year as salary.
FACT#2. Facebook website is not only in Hindi and English but also users can translate the Facebook page into 70 different languages according to their convenience.
FACT#3. There is a simple reason behind Facebook being painted blue. The colourblind of its founder Mark Zuckerberg. They do not know the difference between green and red.
FACT#4. Every user has been given the facility to block, but the thing to note is that you can not block Mark Zuckerberg from Facebook even if you want. If you try to do this, an error message will appear from Facebook due to the privacy settings.
FACT#5. 83 per cent of prostitutes have fan pages on Facebook.
FACT#6. Even if you do some other work on the Internet by logging in to your Facebook account then Facebook is still recording all your activities.
FACT#7. Mark had previously taken the decision to name Facebook’s Like Button as Awesome. But no one listened to Mark.
FACT#8. Like many features on Facebook, there is also a Poke feature. But if you ask someone what it means, hardly anyone can tell what it means. Because Facebook itself has not decided its meaning or its work. But if you use it more, you can get blocked.
FACT#9. Not directly but fifty per cent of the people on the Internet are connected to Facebook.
FACT#10. If Facebook’s server goes down, then it will lose 25 thousand dollars every minute.
FACT#11. Yahoo and MTV wanted to buy this site for 10 million dollars but Mark said first I will create an open global platform of information exchange and then I will consider the profit.
FACT#12. You might be surprised to know these Interesting Facts About Facebook The addition of Facebook is taking the form of a disease. People of all ages around the world are struggling with Facebook Addiction Disorder. The disease is abbreviated as a FAD. At present, about 350 million people in the world are affected by FAD.
FACT#13. If Facebook was a country, it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, whose number would be after China, India, America, and Indonesia.
FACT#14. About 6 lakh hackers are attacked daily on Facebook.
FACT#15. In December 2009, Facebook made some changes to the privacy setting, after which a picture of Zuckerberg in which he is holding a teddy bear became public.
FACT#16. Facebook spends $ 30 million every month on only hosting.
FACT#17. Facebook refused to give Whatsapp co-founder “Brian Acton” a job in 2009.
FACT#18. You might not know, but the Facebook globe (notification tab) changes according to the location of users.
FACT#19. There is also a special shortcut to access Mark Zuckerberg’s page on his Facebook profile. If you write the number “4” next to the URL of Facebook, then your browser will directly take you to Mark Zuckerberg’s page. If you are at your home by logging on to Facebook then at that time your URL is https://www.facebook.com and the funny thing is that if you just add / 4 in front of your URL then you will be reached directly Mark Zuckerberg’s wall.
FACT#20. The Constitution of Iceland was written in 2011 with the help of Facebook.
FACT#21. You typed the data on Facebook but never posted it. Can you imagine that anyone can read that data? Yes, Facebook has created a special team that analyzes such data which you typed but never posted.
FACT#22. If you want to earn money sitting at home, then hack Facebook. Yes, the amount of 500 dollars is given to every person who can hack Facebook. Even if you catch any Facebook mistake, you will still be entitled to the reward.
FACT#23. 5% of the British use Facebook even when having sex.
FACT#24. There are 30 million dead on Facebook simultaneously. If a Facebook user dies, does his Facebook profile continue to run like this? No! If someone dies in our lives, we can report it to Facebook and get that profile as a memorial on Facebook.
FACT#25. Facebook is also called FB in the short form and was the first photo uploaded by “Al Pacino”.
FACT#26. Facebook is completely banned in China, but 70 million Chinese people use Facebook and also escape from the Chinese government.
FACT#27. The first Facebook logo was designed by Andrew McCollum.
FACT#28. Cristiano Ronaldo has the highest number of likes on a person’s page on Facebook, 122 million. It is currently the most liked page after Facebook (213 million) and Samsung (159 million).
FACT#29. It is the second-largest website after Google which has so much traffic.
FACT#30. When Facebook was selling its stock, it was worth $ 38 on May 18, 2012, it was worth $ 100 billion. This means that eBay, Yahoo, Groupon, LinkedIn, Netflix, IAC, AOL, Zynga, etc. are all included, even if they are not worth as much as Facebook.
FACT#31. Now Facebook has also launched the web version of Messenger. You can use it on your computer. Now you will not need to log in to facebook.com to chat with friends. You can chat messages with your friends only through Messenger without opening Facebook. Here you can enjoy chatting with Facebook Smiley. You can also enjoy audio/video calls here as well.
FACT#32. There were differences between the Facebook team for many years for Facebook’s Like button. And earlier it was named ‘AWESOME’. But it was later LIKE. However, this choice of likes has also been debated for many years and this option has been taken from Facebook’s Rival site FriendFeed. But this dispute was also resolved later.
FACT#33. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg was born on 14 May 1984 in White Plains, New York, USA. Mark Zuckerberg’s father, Edward Zuckerberg, is a dentist by profession, while his mother, Karen Zuckerberg, is a psychiatrist.
FACT#34. Do you know? Mark Zuckerberg was so sharp in mind that he hacked the most popular and the strongest college website at that time
FACT#35. Before Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg developed Facemash. What Facemash did, compiled two pictures online, placing them next to each other at a time and asking users to choose the ‘hotter’ person. At that time, Harvard had no student directory at all with pictures and basic information, so Facemash happened to have around 22,000 photo views by 500 visitors in just the first four hours of going live. That’s how Zuckerberg went on to improvise Facemash into Facebook and the rest is history.
Statistics of Facebook (2018)
- Facebook currently has more than 600 million users.
- 20,000 people run Facebook every second and this means that 10 million people run Facebook in 18 minutes.
- About 4,86,183 people use Facebook from their mobiles in a minute.
- Around 79% of the people who use Facebook use their mobile to run it.
- Around 75 crore people use Facebook daily.
- Facebook adds 8 people every second and 7,246 people join Facebook every 15 minutes.
- 1,50,000 messages are sent from Facebook every minute.
- There are 5 crore posts on Facebook every 15 minutes and 30 lakh posts are added every minute.
- 100,000 friend requests are sent to Facebook every 10 minutes.
- There are 5,00,000 likes on Facebook every minute.
- Facebook earns about $ 1.4 million (Rs 10 million) per hour.
- About 73% of Facebook’s ad revisions come with the help of mobile advertising.
- Facebook earns about $ 2.5 million from mobile ads in 3 months.
- People share about 1.3 million things on Facebook every minute.
- According to Social Baker, the number of videos posted on Facebook in November 2014 was more than the videos on YouTube.
- 35 crore photos are uploaded on Facebook every day.
- Facebook sold $ 12.47 billion in 2014.
- Every user spends about 21 minutes on Facebook every day.
- 31% of older people in the US use Facebook.
- 66% of people aged 15–34 use Facebook.
- People spend around 92 crore hours every month playing Facebook games.
- About 1 million mobile apps are run with the help of Facebook.
- Initially, one of the functions of Facebook was file sharing.
- The meaning of poke on Facebook has not yet been understood.
- Each Facebook user has an average of about 130 friends on Facebook.