10 Amazing Facebook Facts You Didn’t Know

This list of ten shocking facts you didn’t know about Facebook only begin to show the extent of the hold that Facebook has on this world.

Although many of us spend inordinate amounts of time on social networking sites – Facebook especially – I doubt many of us have begun to scrape the surface of what is really going on underneath it all. With all the good that comes from Facebook in the form of connecting to loved ones and countless hours of entertainment, there are also darker secrets hidden by this technological mammoth. This list of ten shocking facts you didn’t know about Facebook only begin to show the extent of the hold that Facebook has on this world.

#Every second there are reportedly 20,000 people active on Facebook. This means in 18 minutes there are 11 million users on the social network. Every minute there are 150,000 messages sent, and over 500,000 “likes.” There are over 49 million posts made in every 15 minutes, which means 3 million posts per minute.

#With more than 2 billion monthly active users in June 2019, more than 600,000 hacking attempts would be made every day on Facebook accounts. There are about 30 million deaths on Facebook, while 8.7% of the 2 billion users are fake.

#Facebook earns an average of $ 5.85 for every Facebook user in the United States and Canada. These two countries are also among the highest monthly active users of any country in the world, making North America an extremely important market for Facebook.

#Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, was the first major investor to back Facebook. Thiel, a luminary in the startup and venture capital worlds, saw the site’s potential and invested $500,000 into the young company in 2004. Thiel later sold his stake in the company for more than $1 billion.

#More than 1 billion people access Facebook on a mobile device on a monthly basis. That's about 1/7 of the people on planet Earth. Also, Facebook has more monthly users (1.28 billion) than India has people (1.24 billion).

#Researchers at the University of Michigan, in a 2013 study, found that spending a lot of time on the social media site could make some users more depressed. The study suggested that looking at other people's posts on Facebook - often happy with the results - could make people more dissatisfied with their lives.

#Adding /4 to the end of Facebook’s URL will automatically direct you to Mark Zuckerberg’s wall. There's more! Adding 5 or 6 to the end of the URL will take you to the respective profiles of Chris Hughes and Dustin Moskovitz, who are Facebook co-founders and Mark’s former college roommates. Adding 7 to the web address takes you to the profile of Arie Hasit, another good friend of Zuckerberg from his days at Harvard.

#Mark Zuckerberg suffers from red-green colorblindness. 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.

#Facebook began selling shares to the public and trading on the NASDAQ on May 18, 2012. Its shares were priced at $ 38, which meant the company was worth more than $ 100 billion, which was worth more than eBay , Yahoo, Groupon, LinkedIn and Netflix. , IAC, AOL, Zynga and Pandora, combined at this time.

#The Facebook user base increases by eight people per second, or 7,246 people every 15 minutes. Some critics have predicted the imminent demise of Facebook, but in addition to boasting the largest user base of all social networks in the world, this statistic proves that Facebook continues to grow.

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10 Amazing Facebook Facts You Didn’t Know
This list of ten shocking facts you didn’t know about Facebook only begin to show the extent of the hold that Facebook has on this world.
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