Facts about Facebook - FaqLabs

Friday, 22 September 2017

Facts about Facebook

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1. Facebook was launched by Mark Zuckerberg along with his other four Harvard roommates Eduardo Saverin,Chris Hughes,  Dustin Moskovitz and Andrew McCollum

2. Facebook was launched by mark and his friend on 4th of February 2004

3. Facebook is headquartered in Menlo Park, California, United States.

4. Some of the countries where Facebook is banned includes China, Iran, North Korea, Egypt, Syria.

5. United states has most number of facebook users followed by Indonesia, india and brazil. Brazil has seen most growth in terms of % growth f new users. While united kingdom and united states have most % of population on facebook that counts to 50% for each country.

6. Zuckergers facebook url is facebook.com/4 which now redirects to /zuck. It was also first id on facebook. Commonly talked about answer as to why its 4 and not 1 is beacuse accounts 1, 2 and 3 were test accounts.

7. You cannot block Zuckerberg on Facebook and not even his wife Chan


mark zukerberg

8. Mark Zuckerberg did join twitter but did not verify his account. He has twitted only 19 times.

9. Mark was a brilliant student and had started programming while middle school. He entered Harvard in 2003 but later dropped out to work full time for Facebook. mark later received an honorary degree from Harvard in may 2017

10.Priscilla Chan is wife of mark zuckeberg. They married in December 2012 a day after Facebook market launch. They met at Harvard during a party and started dating from 2003. Priscilla is Pediatrician her parents were chinese refugees who fled Vietnam.

11. Facebook was banned in china after Urumqi  riots as some activists were using it. It still stays banned however it is in use in some cities like hongkong, Macau and taiwan.

12. Facebook crossed 1 billion users in 2012 and now has more than 2.2 billion users. It sees around 1.1 billion users that remain active daily.


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13. It is widely believed that mark zuckerberg is red-green colour blind and can see blue colour the best and hence it is mostly blue in colour.

14. Thumps up button or the like button on Facebook was launched on February 2009


facebook like button

15. Mark along with his 4 roommates had launched the Facebook but immediately after it was launched he was accused of robbing the idea by 3 of his seniors. The dispute was latter settled with Facebook shares being given to the seniors.

16. Mark zuckerberg was only 19 when launched Facebook.

17. Facebook went public on may 18 2012 and is traded as FB

18. The name Facebook is derived from the face book directories which is given to university students in the United States

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