Some Most Interesting Facts About Facebook

Amidst so many things said and heard, we has collected some crazy & interesting facts about Facebook that have made the company a treat for the readers.

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Whether you are a user of Facebook or not, it’s always there and millions upon millions of people use it every single day. When Facebook IPO came, Facebook share was priced in open market for about $38 a share, bringing the totaled value of the company to a whopping $100mark zuckerberg income billion.

Did you know that Mark Zuckerberg makes about $67 every second totaling around $650K every week? Or what if Facebook was a country – with over 900 million users, FB would be the 3rd largest country in the world after China and India, basically crushing the US which is home to only 300+ million. In such a short amount time, this website has become an extremely strong force in today’s society and it only looks to go up after the IPO.

Some Interesting Facts About Facebook

  • Facebook’s Worth would be more than eBay, Yahoo, Groupon, LinkedIn, Netflix, IAC, AOL,facebook-worth Zynga and Pandora combined, when it goes public.
  • Facebook has 901 million monthly active users, with 526 million who use Facebook at least once a day as of March, according to Facebook’s fact page.
  • Countries that block Facebook include China, Iran, Uzbekistan, Syria, Pakistan, and Bangladesh.
  • Eminem has the most popular celebrity page on Facebook with over 57 million likes, beating Rihanna and Lady Gaga.
  • In 2011, Zuckerberg became a vegetarian, according to his Facebook timeline history.
  • The company that’s been valued at over $100 billion dollars was started from Mark Zuckerberg’s dorm room in Harvard. Yep, that part of the movie is true.
  • Eduardo Saverin, the Brazilian co founder of Facebook has renounced his US citizenship andEduardo Saverin is now investing billions in startups at Singapore.
  • About 60 percent of the voting power at Facebook is controlled by Zuckerberg.
  • The big shot media company Viacom had offered to acquire Facebook, but was rejected by Mark Zuckerberg.
  • After agreeing to an acquisition offer from Yahoo while it was led by Terry Semel, Facebook stepped down from the deal when there were talks of lowering the offer price.
  • The Microsoft CEO, steve Ballmer had offered to buy Facebook. Steve has invested $240 million in Facebook till date.
  • Of all the incredible talents that Zuckerberg is bestowed with, his greatest and what seems toyou-are-fired be his favorite is Firing People.
  • Facebook interviewed Yahoo executive Ellen Siminoff, Apple veteran Bud Colligan, and former OpenTable CEO Jeff Jordan for the position of COO which is now held by Sheryl Sandberg.
  • Steve jobs had to cancel the presentation that he had offered Facebook for the iphone application in 2008. Jobs, who had expected Zuckerberg to do the presentation was disappointed by the audition of the engineer who was selected by the Facebook CEO.
  • Maintaining his reputation of having a a bad fashion sense, Zuckerberg wore a hoodie to the meeting with wall street investors.
  • In 2005, Mark Zuckerberg took CEO lessons to improve his managerial skills.
  • Mark Zuckerberg is said to be a big time Glee fan.
  • One of the reasons for Facebook to be so mobile friendly is that Mark Zuckerberg is a hugezuckerberg fan of Blackberry.
  • In 2010 Zuckerberg switched to iphone from Blackberry, apparently, because his thumbs were hurting.
  • The employees at Facebook seem to be getting bored as Zuckerberg won’t agree to work on weird projects like driverless cars.
  • Mark Zuckerberg promises to code every day of the year 2012.
  • The CEO never consulted his board before starting his negotiations with the $1 billion acquisition Instagram.
  • Facebook had started looking for overseas investors when it was not getting any attention from domestic investors during the housing crisis.
  • The Like Button was originally named the Awesome button by the Facebook engineers.
  • Facebook’s valuation is four times that of Google when it went public.
  • In 2009, after being charged by the government for changing user privacy settings, Facebook agreed to 20 years of FTC privacy audits.
  • The Zuckerberg family spent $85,000 to keep running Facebook during its first Californian summer.
  • Before starting YouTube, founder steve chen had worked for a few weeks at Facebook.
  • To drop the “the”, Sean Parker helped the company buy the domain name Facebook.com for $200,000.mark-zuckerberg-married-to-priscilla-chan
  • Mark Zuckerberg had initially resisted to the idea of including photo sharing. Sean parker had convinced him to include what is the most used feature of the website.
  • Engineers at Facebook are paid more than any other in Silicon Valley.
  • The young billionaire recently married to his long time girlfriend Priscilla Chan.

    Mrs Zuckerberg, who is of Chinese-American descent, had inspired her new husband, 28, to learn Chinese some time ago.

Comments

  1. jitendra says:

    i like this coment

  2. Surendra says:

    I am not interested in facebook and I am not finding anything in it

    • u read complete comment and after that you are telling that u r not interested in reading abt Facebook..
      what is this yaar

  3. ravindran says:

    I am looking for change the current company
    I am working as senior accountnat of the company till the finalisation of Balance sheet
    I now enter accountant principal
    If any vacancy arise please forward the email id and contract person

  4. Rakesh Kumar says:

    I like this information, i am not a regular user of facebook but i am intrested to share the facebook

  5. Ramakrishna says:

    I really appreciate Mark Zuckerberg for whatever he has done to FB. I really feel like working for him as a consultant even though I know pretty well that he is fond of firing his employees.

    God bless Face Book.

  6. i like it.

  7. i know priya mem what u shows us it’s all information is right.. but im also use fb… it’s not just timepass for me.. i always connect with my friends and family.. thru this i know what going to happen in future ant prestnt too… after all i like it… and i also tell people that use it… all people make this kind of softwear for money.. so whats wrong in that… sorry but i like it..
    and thanks for inform…

  8. brahma nand sharma says:

    most interesting and full of knowledge information

  9. ulhas kardile says:

    I cant understand anything

  10. it is only a database with blob field to store images and records are referenced (linked) not more than it.it is useless site to waste our useful time.don’t use it.

  11. sethuram r payas says:

    I am looking for a job in stores/purchase/admin of any organisation, I am experienced in Stores/Purchase/admin familiar with ISo, if have any vacancy please send a email to my e mail. I am 59 years old

  12. IT,S POWERFUL TOOL TO GET VISUAL INTEARACTION IN BUSINESS TERMS. BUT IT SEEMS BUSINESS INTERATCION IS NOT TAKING PLACE AS HAPPENING IN LINKEDIN.

  13. Anup Lewis says:

    I am looking for a job in Stores,Mall,Hotels, my age is 52 yrs..please inform me on my mail ID.
    Thanks

  14. Sudhanshu says:

    Interseting!
    The lucky Guy

  15. The web is a place for information,dry as the desert. Facebook has given the net a human face. It is a fair substitute for telepathic communication,better perhaps because it allows you to edit!Thanks for the lowdown on Facebook.I think Mark Z is an exceptional person.I wish him and his wife all the best.

  16. harisatyakrishna says:

    i am not interested i am interesting only site seeing places & cine posters

  17. i am very colour ful & very kind man so i m intertested very quit girl &

  18. Facebook helps trace friends which was lost and of course, finding new friends ;good for sharing good things NOT dirty ones.I give vote 30 out of 100.

  19. Facebook is a simple device that diverts or else distracts youth from focussing on important things in life. Life without facebook was filled with peace and harmony. Facebook users will find emptiness being created in them after a period of time. SO BEWARE OF FACEBOOK

  20. susainathan says:

    what is this i cannot get any useful information why your posted this whats the matters come to the points don’t rumbling

  21. rajkumar says:

    i like this

  22. I am looking job out of country in Accounts Exe. I have 7 years experience.

  23. I believe that a sincere effort never goes in vain.

  24. baskaran says:

    This is user friendly center. Illiterate person can chat with his unknowing friend. A child identified through the facebook. It is appreciate. But in chennai girl chat with vellore facebook friends, loosing her life.

  25. Its most interesting and full of knowledge information and time pass as well…

  26. I am looking job out of country in IT sector DOT NET and I m Fresher .

  27. umashankar choubay says:

    most interesting and full of knowledge information

  28. mayanarul thanking you

  29. TRUSHANT THAVAKAR says:

    It is good for expanding network but some ware it is harmful

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  31. Nadanasabesan,K.S says:

    I Like this.

  32. D.Rajendran says:

    Every information in the world is important. All the information stored in your brain
    gives way for the evolution of new idea. You can say, Idea means information. Every invention is a produt of accumulated facts and figures , understanding of the environment and blending of somany things.
    In that context, the information shared by is quite appriciable. Keep the good work
    going. Good job Priya.

  33. Kailash says:

    OK
    I will study and thereafter will post my reply

  34. RAJKUMAR says:

    good job priya

  35. Indrajeet kumar says:

    hi

  36. yes itis very interesting

  37. Malkeet singh johal says:

    i think fb get q new business in the field of the kpo knowledge processing outsourcing mainly education field i want to member in this business .

  38. iam intresting

  39. PUSHPENDRA BHARTI says:

    HE SUCH A VRY NICE JOB 2 CONNECT THE FRIEND

  40. kaushal pandya says:

    i want to join the same.

  41. lot of information u have provided about FB. thank u

  42. MOHAMMED. SADIQ says:

    much good things u notified, thank you, N i want to be like Mark Zuckerberg, what a imaginary fantastic mind he have.

  43. sangameswaran says:

    the useful fb this best wesite in your world

  44. BIPINCHANDRA says:

    Ilike face book to develop myself&moral help to others,my service to required one..

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  48. santosh s patil says:

    really amazing……..

  49. Murhty.y.n. says:

    i like this coment

  50. Natraj A says:

    Good infos…

  51. randeep says:

    it ‘s really a great moment to be the part of this team

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