Facebook interesting facts

February 17, 2010 | In: Random interesting fact

Turns out Facebook wasn’t always called Facebook. It originally launched as TheFacebook on thefacebook.com with Zuckerberg claiming he was “Founder, Master and Commander, Enemy of the State”. It didn’t become Facebook.com until 2005 when the fledgling site bought the domain for $200,000 from aboutface.com a web and intranet directory software company.

It currently hosts over 1.7 Billion photos.

Facebook is open in up to 70 different languages.

The fastest growing demographic of users is in those of 35 years old and older.

10 million people become fans each day.

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April 26th, 2010 at 2:11 am

There are 350,000 applications available on the platform.

3.5 million events generated each month.

Every day 55 million status updates.

Each user now has an average of 130 friends.

15,000 Web sites have implemented Facebook Connect feature.



February 19th, 2012 at 12:14 pm


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