10 Remarkable Facts About Facebook You Didn’t Know

Facebook is a social networking site and the 2nd most popular website (after Google). Facebook is place where people share interesting information, facts, uploads pictures, videos and share links. Beside all these, there are some interesting facts about Facebook itself list below which most of you probably didn’t know before.

Facebook Facts # 01

From FaceMash to FaceBook

From FaceMash to FaceBook Source

Did you know that your favorite social media site Facebook were initially nicknamed FaceMash.com The company let the domain expires in 2007 and it is sold again for $30K on 25 October, 2010

Facebook Facts # 02

If Facebook were a country it would be the 2nd Largest Country

Facebook would be the 2nd Largest Country

Facebook has 1.3 billion users right now almost half of the total internet users (while the other half who doesn’t have Facebook account lives with one who has). So if the Facebook were a country, it would be the world 2nd largest country (after china) based on population.

Facebook Facts # 03

Facebook User and Usage Statistics

Facebook User and Usage Statistics Source

Among 1.3 billion Facebook users, there are 800 million daily active users who posts, updates status and share something on Facebook daily. On the basis of these data, there are 350 million photos uploaded daily and 4.75 billion pictures, videos or links are shared on Facebook daily

Facebook Facts # 04

338 Average Number Of Facebook Friends

338 Average Number Of Facebook Friends

On an average, every Facebook users has 338 Facebook friends making around 150 Billion Friends connection in total

Facebook Facts # 05

Facebook Dead People Account
Facebook Have Lots Of Dead People’s and Fake Account [source: pixabay.com]

Beside 1.3 Billions Facebook user’s accounts, there are more than 40 million dead people on Facebook and more than81 million fake Facebook account make for spamming.

Facebook Facts # 06

Canada, The Country of Most Active Facebook User

Canada, The Country With Most Active Facebook User

Initially created for college students of Harvard University, Facebook is now used by 70% of US population age under 26. Although Facebook is US based but 70% of it users are outside the US. The country with most active Facebook users is Canada.
Being popular worldwide, Facebook on the other hand is banned in China, Vietnam, Iran and Syria.

Facebook Facts # 07

Facebook Blue Color

Did you know the reason behind the blue color and theme of Facebook? Well in fact the blue is calming color and most social media sites has apparent Blue color but in the case of Facebook, the blue color of the site is because the founder of the Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg is color blind and can’t differentiate between red and green color, thus blue color is more apparent for him.

Facebook Facts # 08

Type in URL bar www.facebook.com and add 4 at the end of URL separated with “/” (i.e http://www.facebook.com/4). This will redirect you to the founder of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg profile. Don’t know yet why he chooses the number 4 instead of 1. Adding 5, 6, 7 into the end of Facebook URL will redirect you to the Facebook co-founders and Mark’s colleagues. They all were the initial users of Facebook

Facebook Facts # 09

Add Pirate Language To Facebook

Add Pirate Language To Facebook

In your Facebook account setting, you can change your language to “Pirate”. With Pirate as your language, you will see the Word “Cap’n” (Captain) before everyone’s name, “Friends” will appear as “Mateys” and “Pictures” are called “Portraits”. “Arr!” will replace Liking and “scrawling a mark” instead of Commenting.

So if you like and want to apply these changes, go into Account > Language, find and replace English (US) with English (Pirate).

Facebook Facts # 10

Facebook Tracks Your Browsing History

Facebook Tracks Your Browsing History Source

Even after logging out from your Facebook account, Facebook still able to track the site you visit. This is primarily  due to cookies that Facebook leave on your system which send the record of your browsing history.

If you know something more about Facebook, let us know in comments and if really enjoy these interesting facts about Facebook, Share it with you friends.

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