Some interesting facts about the social networking site “facebook”

interesting facts about the social networking site
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Almost everyone who is using the internet is using Facebook actively. This is the reason why Facebook has never looked behind since it’s launching from 4th February 2004 and emerged as a social media giant. Facebook has opened the door to all people to be connected with their relatives any time anywhere. Facebook is one of the fastest-growing social networks worldwide, we can surely say that there is no online user who has not heard the name Facebook. Today there are nearly 1.4 billion users that are spread All Around The World, it connects different cultures and allows us to remain connected with family and friends in real-time.

Following are some of the interesting facts about Facebook

Origin of Facebook

Facebook was born in the dormitories of the Harvard before Facebook Mark Zuckerberg developed Facemash. Facemash functions by comparing two pictures online, placing them next to each other at a time, and asking users to choose the hottest person. Facemash happened to have around 22000 photo views by 500 visitors in just first four hours of going live, that is what inspired Mark Zuckerberg to improvise facemash into Facebook.

Have you ever wondered about the blue colour of the Facebook logo

Haven’t you ever wondered about the blue colour of the Facebook logo? Why blue and not some other colour? The colour scheme choice is not random and it has a reason behind it, Mark Zuckerberg is colour blind to Red and Green and therefore blue is the richest colour for him that is the reason why he has chosen the blue logo of Facebook.

Number of active users of Facebook

Facebook has more than three 50 million active users over 35 million users update the status each day and over 2.5 billion pictures are uploaded to Facebook each month.

Facebook made Mark Zuckerberg a billionaire

Facebook was launched on February 4th, 2004. It became so popular from its launching that it’s CEO “Zukerberg” become a billionaire by the age of 23. Actually, Facebook was launched on February 4th on the friends day as the social networking website has successfully connected millions of people which would not have been otherwise possible without Facebook.

Interesting story of like button

A group of Facebook engineers were keen to name that “like” button that we use today in the Facebook as “Awesome” but that Idea was ultimately vetoed by Zuckerberg in 2007 and all have decided to you settle on “like” button.

Vastness of facebook

If we go by numbers of the active users of Facebook, if we assume Facebook as a country it would be the fifth-largest country in the world after China, India, the US and Indonesia just because of its huge number of users.

The unsuccessful attempt of other companies in buying Facebook

Companies like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo have always attempted to buy the social networking giant Facebook and have always attracted with deals and offers over the course of years but couldn’t get a deal with Facebook.

So there are some interesting stories of Facebook, don’t forget to share if you find it interesting.

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