Interesting Facts about Facebook

Google is looking over its shoulder as Facebook grows at over 10 million users a month and sits currently at number two on web traffic rankings according to Last year Facebook surpassed Google for the top ranking for total time spent online. Facebook has also become the 3rd largest video website with 46.6 million viewers sitting behind number one ranked video content property provider Google with its YouTube site and Yahoo at second ranking. So let us look about Some amazing facts about Facebook :

1. Named after a Harvard student directory that included student photos and profiles, Facebook was originally called “thefacebook” and was limited to only Harvard students. In 2005, the site was renamed “Facebook.”

2. Facebook was almost shut down by a lawsuit by ConnectU who claimed that Zuckerburg stole the idea and Technology for Facebook (the issue was settled out of court)

3. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook

4. Both citizens and police departments are increasingly using Facebook to catch suspected criminals. ~ Facebook when founded look like this !!!

5.  Facebook has more than One billion active users

6. About 600 million People are using the Facebook in Mobile Devices

7. United States is the Country Having most Facebook Users in the world around 166 million Members

8. Facebook has 3,976 Employees as of June 30, and still trying to Hire more and more

9.The "Social Network " Movie based on the Facebook had won Four Golden Globes.

10.The Median Age of the Facebook is Age 26 in 2008, 19 in 2006.Now it was exactly 22.

11.  One of the Co-Founder of Facebook Chris Hughes Served as an Online Organiszng Director for Barac Obama Presidential Campaign.

Mark Zuckerberg - Founder of Facebook !!
12. An Average Woman Update their Status 21 times per month, where Men is Just Six times.

13. About 250 Million Photos are Uploaded to the Facebook site daily.
14. About 95% of US online consumers have Facebook accounts,  where their Twitter is Just 62%.

15.  Syria, China, Vietnam, and Iran have banned Facebook.

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

17. There are more than 800,000 developers building applications for Facebook.

18. Al Pacino’s face was on the original Facebook homepage

19. One early Facebook function was a file sharing service

20. Facebook is now valued at approximately $80 billion

21.It is the second biggest website by traffic behind Google (at the moment)
Facebook Logo !!!

22. There is over 16,000,000 Facebook fan pages

23. Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular Facebook page with over 41 million fans

24. Iceland used Facebook to rewrite its constitution!

25. Adding the number 4 to the end of Facebook’s URL will automatically direct you to Mark Zuckerberg’s wall.

26. Facebook pays $500 to anyone who can hack into it!.