Facebook is an online most popular social networking service. As of today, the site remains one of the most popular in the world. In fact, Alexa has ranked Facebook second in its Top 500 Global Sites right behind search engine giant Google. Here are 21 Fascinating Facts About Facebook that You should Know.
1More than 6,00,000 Hackers are after Facebook
600,000 hacking attempts are made to Facebook accounts every day.
2U.S user spends 40 minutes a day on Facebook
The average Facebook U S. user spends 40 minutes a day on the site.
3Smartphone users check Facebook 14 times a day
Yes, you heard it right, Smartphone users check Facebook 14 times a day.
4People have been Murdered for Unfriending someone
Several people have been murdered for unfriending someone on Facebook.
5Facebook Is Tracking Your Every Move on the Web
Facebook tracks which sites you visit, even AFTER you have signed out. This is one of the most bizarre facts about Facebook.
6Facebook Makes You Feel Miserable
1 in 3 people feels more dissatisfied with their lives after visiting Facebook, according to a study.
7Facebook is Blue because Mark Zuckerberg is Colorblind
Facebook is primarily blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers red-green color blindness.
8Dead Facebook users will soon outnumber the living
There are more than 30 million dead people on Facebook. This is one of the most deadly facts about Facebook.
9Does Facebook Wreck Marriages?
One-third of all divorce filings of 2011 in the U.S. contained the word “Facebook.”
10You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook
Yes, You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
11Facebook has more US users than Voters
There are more Facebook users from the U.S. than U.S. citizens that voted in the last election.
21 Fascinating Facts About Facebook that You should Know
12Facebook’s “Like” Button Used To Be The “Awesome” Button
The “Like” button on Facebook was originally going to be called “Awesome”.
131.8 million new likes are made on Facebook
Every minute, more than 1.8 million new “likes” are made on Facebook.
14Facebook loses huge amount for every minute it’s down
Facebook loses almost US$25,000 for every minute it’s down.
15MySpace was interested in buying Facebook
In 2005, MySpace was in talks to buy Facebook but rejected Mark Zuckerberg’s asking price of US$75 million as too expensive.
16Burglar Who Forgot To Log Out Of Facebook
In 2014, a burglar in Minnesota was caught after he logged into his Facebook account on the home’s PC and forgot to log out.
17Time to Choose Who Manages Your Account When You Die
Facebook has a feature that lets you designate who will manage your account after you die.
18Facebook DOES Collect the Text You Don’t Post
Any text you put into the status update box is sent to Facebook’s servers, even if you don’t click the post button. One of the irritating Facts about Facebook.
19When WhatsApp co-founder was turned down for a job at Facebook
In 2009, WhatsApp co-founder Brian Acton was turned down for a job at Facebook. Five years later, Facebook purchased WhatsApp for US$19 billion.
2088% percent stalk their exes on Facebook
Nearly 88% of Facebook users ‘creep’ ex-partners following a breakup, a study found.
21When Facebook’s challenge was won by a Googler
Facebook’s first annual Hacker Cup coding challenge was won by a programmer at Google. He showed up at Facebook headquarters to collect his prize wearing his Google employee badge.