Marketing Technology

46 Facebook Amazing Facts You Need to Know & Tell Your Friends

amazing facts of the Facebook

  • You can change your language on Facebook to “Pirate.”
  • So many Facebook photos and videos are uploaded via mobile that it takes up 27% of upstream web traffic.
  • 5% of Brits use Facebook while having sex, according to a survey.
  • Facebook’s founder Mark Zuckerberg donated US$1 billion to charity in 2013, making him the biggest charitable donor in the U.S.
  • The “Like” button on Facebook was originally going to be called “Awesome”.
  • Every minute, 1.8 million new “likes” are made on Facebook.
  • In 2005, MySpace was in talks to buy Facebook, but rejected Mark Zuckerberg’s asking price of US$75 million as too expensive.
  • 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.
  • Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin renounced his U.S. citizenship to avoid paying US$700 million in taxes.
  • When Facebook acquired Instagram for about $1 billion, the company had just 13 employees.
  • In 2016, a 10-year-old Finnish boy was given $10,000 by Facebook for finding an Instagram bug that allowed him to delete other user’s comments.

About the author

Palak Patel

Leave a Comment