Top 20 Interesting Facts About Facebook You Probably Don't Know- 2016

Facebook is most using social networking website now a day. Facebook was founded in February 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students Eduardo Saverin, Andrew McCollum, Dustin Moskovitz and Chris Hughes. How does the world's largest social media empire do it? Check out the Facebook story.

  • Founder of Facebook Mark Zukerberg is color blind. He has red-green color blindness and sees blue the dearest. That is why Facebook primary color is blue. 
  • Mark Zukerberg is CEO of Facebook but still have 4th user id on facebook. i.e The reason behind this user id is that Facebook was started in Feb 4, 2004 so 4 is little special for Mark Zukerberg. User Id 1,2,3 has no users. 
  • In 2006, a guy named Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles look like MySpace profiles. Facebook hired him. 
  • Before , Facebook has domain name TheFacebook.Com. That is why you can also open facebook using 
  • Facebook pays $500 to anyone who hacks into it. 
  • Mark Zuckerberg didn’t want to add photo-sharing to Facebook, but Sean Parker convinced him to. Facebook is now the most popular photo-sharing site. 
  • The average person spends between 18 and 20 minutes viewing their Facebook account. If you combine every user, that what would be around 20 billion minutes! 
  • The Meaning of the Term Poke Has Never Been Defined. David Kirkpatrick reveals in The Facebook Effect that Zuckerberg once responded to a question about what a poke meant on the social networking site with: "We thought it would be fun to make a feature that has no specific purpose... So mess around with it, because you're not getting an explanation from us."
  • When Facebook changed its privacy setting in December 2009, Zuckerberg’s previously private photos—in which he was seen shirtless, holding a teddy bear, and looking “plastered”—became public.
  • If facebook was a country,It would be the third most populated country in the world. 
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  • Facebook is banned in three major Asian countries: China, Vietnam and North Korea.
  • Facebook is available in 70 different languages.
  • About 1.8 million likes are given every minute. Forty-four percent of users like something every day.
  • Facebook makes money through advertising and virtual products
  • Al Pacino was the first “Face” on Facebook

  • The First incarnation of Facebook was called "Facemash", Which brought in 450 Visitors and 22,000 Photo views in its first four hours online.
  • Zuckerberg's reported personal wealth has been estimated at $17.5 billion.
  • One law firm Indicated that Facebook Plays a role in one-fifth of Divorces.
  • The Social Network, a movie inspired by the Facebook story, has made more than $224 million worldwide.


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