Most Interesting Facts About Facebook You Probably Didn’t Know.

FB a/c, Inc. is an American online social media and social networking service company based in Menlo Park, California. It was founded by Mark Zuckerberg. It is considered one of the Big Four technology companies along with Amazon, Apple, and Google

1. Al Pacino was the first “face” on FB A/C

Al Pacino

A very early iteration of the site displayed a header image featuring a man’s face obscured behind binary code. The identity of the man could not be seen clearly, but it later came to light that the face was that of acclaimed actor Al Pacino.

2. Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green colorblindness.

mark zuckerberg

This is why Facebook’s primary color scheme is blue – although it certainly doesn’t hurt that blue is also strongly associated with trust and security, two concepts essential in getting people to voluntarily part with their personal information

3. Facebook stores approximately 300 PETABYTES of user data on its servers.

facebook logo with people

There are 1 million gigabytes in a petabyte. The entire written works of humankind, in every known language (including Latin and other historical languages) from the dawn of recorded history, would occupy approximately 50 petabytes.

4. Facebook’s user base growth.

Facebook’s user base growth.

Facebook’s user base grows by eight people per second, or 7,246 people every 15 minutes. Some naysayers have foretold of Facebook’s impending demise, but aside from boasting the largest user base of any social network in the world by a gigantic margin, this statistic proves Facebook is still growing.

5. Adult Users of Facebook

youth with facebook mobile

Adult Facebook users in the United States spend 68% of their mobile device time using apps.Despite this, there were only approximately 8,400 app advertisers on Facebook in 2013 – and these 8,400 advertisers drove more than 145 million app installs in that year alone.

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6. Best Timing For Post Publish on Facebook

facebook post

Posts published between 10 p.m. and 11 p.m. EST receive approximately 88% more interactions on average than posts published at other times of the day. Also, ending posts with a question lifts interactions with those posts by an average of 162%.

7. Videos are the most-shared content type on Facebook.

Videos are the most-shared content type on Facebook. On average, videos receive 89.5 shares per video, significantly higher share counts than photos or text-based posts.

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8. Most popular person on Facebook

Cristiano Ronaldo

Professional soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is by far the most-liked person on Facebook, with a massive lead of more than 15 million likes. Ronaldo is one of the most recognized soccer players in the league playing for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Portugal national team.

9. Happy Friends Day on Facebook

  Happy Friends Day on Facebook

4th February is celebrated as friends day so facebook was launched in the celebration of friends day on 4th February 2004.

10. What If Facebook Was A Country?

What If Facebook Was A Country?

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.

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