15 Interesting Facts About Facebook You Didn't Know.

Facebook website was launched on February 4, 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook help  to Connect with each other and help to share their information, Pictures, Videos and many things with Each Other, There are Almost 1.4 Billions of Users of Internet from Mostly all Country and all Religion. 


Here are some Facts about Facebook So Let's Start.



1. Facebook Users.

Facebook has over 350 million active users. More than 35 million users update their status each day, with more than 55 million status updates each day.


2. Facebook Ranked

Among children under 18, Facebook was ranked third in the top 100 searches of 2009, behind YouTube and Google.


3. Does facebook help you get a job?

A recent survey of 500 top colleges found that 10% of admissions officers acknowledged looking at social networking sites such as Facebook to evaluate applicants. Thirty-eight percent of admissions officers said that what they saw negatively affected the applicant.


4. Facebook purchased WhatsApp

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.


5. Hacking Facebook got him hired

In the year 2006, a person named Chris Putnam successfully hacked into Facebook and created thousands of profiles. It was later recognised that he was behind this activity. Facebook didn’t think twice to hire this person.


6. Tracking 

You might stalk people on Facebook, but did you know  Facebook stalks you? The site knows what websites you’ve clicked on, long after you’ve logged out.



7. You can't block Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zukerberg is VIP on Facebook – You can not Block Mark Zukerberg. When you are trying to Block It show an Blocking Error.


8. Like Button = Awesome Button

Fact Behind Like Button – On Facebook You Daily use Like Button that was Originally Going to be Called “AWESOME”.


9. Most Expensive Hosting

Facebook Hosting Fact – Facebook Spend $30 Million Dollars on Their Hosting in Each Month. This may be the Biggest Hosting Money ever use for Website.


10. Fifth- Largest Country

 If Facebook were a country, it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, after China, India, the U.S., and Indonesia.


11. Majority of Facebook Users?

The majority of the facebook users are in between the age group of 18-25 with 29%. The oldest user on the Facebook is a 103 year old women named Reta Watson from London. There is facebook group on her name.


12. Facebook Pages

The total number of pages has reached 50 million. Facebook’s population is three times that of US total population.


13. Facebook Dead Accounts

About 30 million people on Facebook are dead. Don’t get scared, ghosts do not make Facebook accounts. These are the people who have accounts on Facebook, and passed away, while their accounts are still there on Facebook.


14. Facebook Generate Lot of Data

Facebook generates 4 petabytes of data daily,  which is 4 million . That's a whole lot of data, requiring a state of the art server dedicated to processing all those statues, images and Likes.


15. Facebook Investor

The first person to invest in Facebook was the cofounder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who invested $500,000 in June 2004.



These are some of the facts about Facebook  I hope you will enjoy it. 

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