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
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
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
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
On an average, every Facebook users has 338 Facebook friends making around 150 Billion Friends connection in total
Facebook Facts # 05
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
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
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
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
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.
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