8 Amazing Facebook Facts You Don’t Know


1— Facebook has a blue logo because Mark Zukerberg is interestingly red-green colour blind.  Zukerberg says that Blue is the richest color for him and he can see all of blue. The colour is so popular to Facebook that Facebook’s campus store sells nail polish with the name ‘social butterfly blue’.

2—Zuckerberg is a low-key fashion enthusiast. Haven’t you seen his grey t-shirt or a hoodie he appears outside with on most of the occasions. This is his way to save his precious time. Despite the fact, he does know how to dress up when it seems inevitable. In 2011 event with Barack Obama he dressed up in a suit. To this Obama said: “I’m Barack Obama and I’m the guy who got Mark to wear a jacket and tie.”

3—It was July 2006 when Yahoo approached him to buy Facebook and offered a whopping $1 billion. At that time he was 22 and owned 25 percent of the company. Zukerberg turned down the deal by saying “I don’t know what I could do with the money. I’d just start another social networking site. I kind of like the one I already have.” Probably he was right. Now Facebook is valued at $135 billion.

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4—On an average day around 350 million photos are uploaded to Facebook. Website estimated that in September last year itself users had put up more than 250 billion images.

5—Amidst the financial crisis of 2008 and 2009 Iceland decided to rewrite their constitution using Facebook. It was an attempt to solicit suggestions from citizens.  Despite an innovative step it failed to get momentum.

6—Zuckerberg isn’t a diehard twitter fan. Despite having nearly three hundred thousand followers he tweeted only 19 times. Once he did it in 2012 and the rest 18 in 2009.

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7—Facebook’s bounty hunter program offers cash rewards to hackers and security researchers who point out flaws and succeed to intrude in the site’s code. The minimum bounty is $500 and the largest prize has been ever declared is $33,500.

8—According to the reports, more than one third of divorce filings in USA in 2011 referenced Facebook as a substantial body of evidence.

(Amazing Facebook Facts)

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Sumant covers technology content for blogging republic. He writes on latest gadgets, smartphones, mobile apps and other happenings in digital world. He is an avid retro music fan and junk food maniac.
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