20 Amazing Facts about Facebook that will surprise you | Tech Facts

July 20, 2020

  1. Facebook is primarily blue because Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green color blindness.
  2. Before Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg developed Facemash. In Facemash people can compile two pictures online, placing them next to each other at a time and asking users to choose the ‘hotter’ person.
  3. Al Pacino, American actor was the first face of the Facebook. The Site displayed a header image featuring a man’s face obscured behind the binary code.
  4. If Facebook were a country, it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, after China, India, the U.S., and Indonesia, just because of its users.
  5. Syria, China, Vietnam, North Korea, and Iran have banned Facebook.
  6. Peter Thiel is an American businessman, philanthropist. In 2004 Thiel was the first person to invest money in Facebook. He invested $500,000 in Facebook
  7. Facebook users spend 38 minutes per day using the platform.
  8. You can’t block Mark Zuckerberg’s account on Facebook.  
  9. There are about 30 million dead people on Facebook.
  10. Facebook has a feature that lets you decide who will manage your account when you die.
  11. The “Like” button on Facebook was originally going to be called “Awesome”.
  12. There are 70 different languages available for users on Facebook.
  13. Facebook tracks which site you visit, even after you have signed out.
  14. In 2006 a guy named Chris Putnam hacked into Facebook and made thousands of profiles look like MySpace profiles. Facebook hired him.

    15. The company then known as The Facebook bought the domain Facebook.com for $200,000.
    16. The most talked-about moment on Facebook is #internationalwomensday.
    17. 8.7% Of Accounts Are Fake.
    18. Facebook is the fifth-most downloaded free app in the App Store.
    19. Facebook has 2.41 billion monthly active users.
    20. India has the highest number of Facebook users in the world with over 280 million users.

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