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100 Amazing Facts About www.Facebook.com

Written by Aishwar Babber
www.facebook.com is one of the most used social networking with more and more people engaging with it everyday. Facebook has its headquarter in Menlo Park, California. Since its launch on February, 2004 by Market Zuckerberg, the site has been growing amazingly. And I know probably all of you who are reading this are well aware of www.facebook.com. So here in this post I will be sharing some of the most amazing facts about facebook which is sure to blow your mind.

Amazing Facts About www.Facebook.com

  1. 600,000 hacking attempts are made to Facebook accounts every day.
  2. Several people have been murdered for unfriending someone on Facebook.
  3. Facebook tracks which sites you visit, even AFTER you have signed out.
  4. A Blogger hired a woman to slap him every time he’s on Facebook.
  5. Mark Zuckerberg receives a US$ 1 salary as CEO of Facebook.
  6. 1 in 3 people feels more dissatisfied with their lives after visiting Facebook, according to a study.
  7. Facebook is primarily blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers red-green color blindness.
  8. There are about 30 million dead people on Facebook.
  9. Facebook, Twitter and The New York Times have been blocked in China since 2009.
  10. Adding the number 4 to the end of Facebook’s URL will automatically direct you to Mark Zuckerberg’s wall.
  11. In 2006, a guy named Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles look like MySpace profiles. Facebook hired him.
  12. You can change your language on Facebook to “Pirate.”
  13. You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
  14. Mark Zuckerberg’s Hungarian Sheepdog, Beast, currently has 2.1 million followers on Facebook. Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, run the page and post photos of the shaggy white dog regularly.
  15. Facebook owns about 1900 domain names which includes domain like: IHateTheFacebookLikeButton.com, LikeButtonSucks.com, LikeSucks.com, FacebookCreditsSuck.org, FBCreditsSuck.org, IHateFacebookCredits.com
  16. They also own www.FB.com and other such domain names for common misspellings of Facebook. 
  17. Facebook generates $1.4 million in revenue every hour. 
  18. In Britain, a woman was given 20 months in jail for creating fake Facebook profiles to send abusive messages to herself.
  19. Facebook is estimated to spend US$30 million a month on hosting alone.
  20. 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.
  21. 1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Facebook
  22. 35+ demographic represents more than 30% of the entire user base
  23. 71.2 % of all USA internet users are on Facebook
  24. In 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared on Facebook
  25. In 20 minutes 1,484,000 event invites are posted
  26. In 20 minutes 1,323,000 photos are tagged
  27. In 20 minutes 1,851,000 status updates are entered
  28. In 20 minutes 1.972 million friend requests are accepted
  29. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 photos are uploaded
  30. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 messages are sent
  31. In 20 minutes 10.2 million comments are posted
  32. In 20 minutes 1,587,000 wall posts are written
  33. 750 million photos were uploaded to Facebook over New Year’s weekend
  34. 48% of young Americans said they found out about news through Facebook
  35. 48% of 18 to 34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up
  36. 50% of active users log on to Facebook in any given day
  37. Average user has 130 friends
  38. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook
  39. There are over 900 million objects that people interact with (pages, groups, events and community pages)
  40. Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
  41. Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month
  42. More than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month.
  43. More than 70 translations available on the site
  44. About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States
  45. Over 300,000 users helped translate the site through the translations application
  46. Entrepreneurs and developers from more than 190 countries build with Facebook Platform
  47. People on Facebook install 20 million applications every day
  48. Every month, more than 250 million people engage with Facebook on external websites
  49. Since social plugins launched in April 2010, an average of 10,000 new websites integrate with Facebook every day
  50. More than 2.5 million websites have integrated with Facebook, including over 80 of comScore’s U.S. Top 100 websites and over half of comScore’s Global Top 100 websites
  51. There are more than 250 million active users currently accessing Facebook through their mobile devices
  52. People that use Facebook on their mobile devices are twice as active on Facebook than non-mobile users.
  53. There are more than 200 mobile operators in 60 countries working to deploy and promote Facebook mobile products
  54. Al Pacino’s face was on the original Facebook homepage
  55. One early Facebook function was a file sharing service
  56. The first “Work Networks” as well as the original educational networks included Apple and Microsoft
  57. The meaning of the term poke has never been defined
  58. There is an ‘App’ to see what’s on the Facebook cafe menu
  59. Mark Zuckerburg (CEO of Facebook) calls himself a “Harvard Graduate” when in fact he didn’t graduate (apparently his reply is that “there isn’t a setting for dropout”)
  60. Australian’s spend more time per month on Facebook than any other country at over 7 hours on average
  61. A Facebook employee hoodie sold for $4,000 on eBay
  62. Facebook was initially bank-rolled by Peter Thiel the co-founder of PayPal for $500,000
  63. It is the second biggest website by traffic behind Google (at the moment)
  64. Facebook is now valued at approximately $80 billion
  65. Facebook makes money through advertising and virtual products
  66. Facebook was almost shut down by a lawsuit by ConnectU who claimed that Zuckerburg stole the idea and Technology for Facebook (the issue was settled out of court)
  67. The USA has the largest Facebook user base with 155 million people which represents 23.6% of Facebook’s total users
  68. There is over 16,000,000 Facebook fan pages
  69. Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular Facebook page with over 41 million fans
  70. Facebook is preparing to do battle with Google
  71. Ever since Facebook launched there have been a 150 billion friend connections, 1.13 trillion likes and 250 billion photos uploaded.
  72. On a daily basis there are 350 million photos uploaded, 4.5 billion likes, 10 billion messages sent and 22 billion times that the Like or Share buttons are viewed.
  73. Total monthly users: 1,310,000,000 with 680 million of them on mobile devices.
  74. The average Facebook U S. user spends 40 minutes a day on the site.
  75. Al Pacino was the first “face” on Facebook.
  76. Smartphone users check Facebook 14 times a day.
  77. There are, on average, 3.74 degrees of separation between any one Facebook user and another.
  78. The first person to invest in Facebook was the cofounder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who invested $500,000 in June 2004.
  79. In 2005, East Asia’s richest man, Li Hu Shing, invested $120 million dollars in Facebook.l
  80. In September 2009, Zuckerberg announced for the first time that Facebook was cash flow positive, meaning Facebook made more money that it spent.
  81. Lamebook.com is a regularly updated site that reposts “lame” and funny Facebook user posts.
  82. Both citizens and police departments are increasingly using Facebook to catch suspected criminals.
  83. A “gaydar” software program developed at MIT can reportedly identify gay men on Facebook, private profile or not.
  84. A Facebook post in December 2009 led to a kidney donation.
  85. A third of all divorce filings of 2011 in the U.S. contained the word “Facebook.”
  86. There are more Facebook users from the U.S. than U.S. citizens that voted in the last election.
  87. So many Facebook photos and videos are uploaded via mobile that it takes up 27% of upstream web traffic.
  88. 5% of Brits use Facebook while having sex, according to a survey.
  89. Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg donated US$1 billion to charity in 2013, making him the biggest charitable donor in the U.S.
  90. 8.7% of Facebook users are fake.
  91. The weeks before Christmas is the most popular time for couples to break up, according to data analyzed from Facebook.
  92. Every minute, 1.8 million new “likes” are made on Facebook.
  93. When Zuckerberg created Facebook in 2004, he bragged about people trusting his site with personal information. “Dumb f*cks” he called them.
  94. Facebook loses almost US$25,000 for every minute it’s down.
  95. In 2005, MySpace was in talks to buy Facebook, but rejected Mark Zuckerberg’s asking price of US$75 million as too expensive.
  96. 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.
  97. Facebook has a feature that lets you designate who will manage your account after you die.
  98. Any text you put into the status update box is sent to Facebook’s servers, even if you don’t click the post button.
  99. 88% of Facebook users ‘creep’ ex-partners following a breakup, a study found. 
  100. And the last one! In 2015 www.facebook.com was featured by a popular tech blog named as Gizmobase. 😛

So this was a good long list of 100 amazing fact about Facebook. While I considering the popularity of facebook, i am guessing all of you know about this social networking site, but if not keep reading I will let you about the sign up process. 

Login To www.facebook.com 

www.Facebook.com Login
To login in to facebook first of all you need an account. You can head over www.facebook.com and create a free account. You just need to fill up the details that are asked during the sign up process and you are all set to login to facebook. Now just enter your username/email id and password in the login section and you are done. 
That’s it. Following the above mentioned steps you can easily login to www.Fb.com and start using it right away. 
I hope you liked this post and found it interesting. Don’t forget to share it with your friend and also let me know if you know any other fact about   in the comment section below. 

About the author

Aishwar Babber

Aishwar Babber is a passionate blogger and digital marketer. He loves to talk and blog about gadget, and latest tech, which motivates him to run GizmoBase. He is into digital marketing and SEO and is looking forward to living a successful entrepreneur's life.

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