Top 41 Amazing Facebook Facts which you must know

1. 1 in every 13 people on Earth is  on Facebook 2. 71.2 % of all USA internet users are on Facebook 3. In 20 minutes 1,000,000 l... thumbnail 1 summary


1. 1 in every 13 people on Earth is on Facebook
2. 71.2 % of all USA internet users are on Facebook
3. In 20 minutes 1,000,000 links are shared on Facebook
4. In 20 minutes 1,484,000 event invites are posted
5. In 20 minutes 1,323,000 photos are tagged
6. In 20 minutes 1,851,000 status updates are entered
7. In 20 minutes 1.972 million friend requests are accepted
8. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 photos are uploaded
9. In 20 minutes 2,716,000 messages are sent
10. In 20 minutes 10.2 million comments are posted
 
11. In 20 minutes 1,587,000 wall posts are written
12. 750 million photos were uploaded to Facebook over New Year’s weekend

13. 48% of young Americans said they found out about news through Facebook
14. 48% of 18 to 34 year olds check Facebook right when they wake up
15. 50% of active users log on to Facebook in any given day
16. Average user has 130 friends
17. People spend over 700 billion minutes per month on Facebook
18. Average user is connected to 80 community pages, groups and events
19. Average user creates 90 pieces of content each month
20. More than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) shared each month.
 
21. More than 70 translations available on the site
22. About 70% of Facebook users are outside the United States
23. People on Facebook install 20 million applications every day
24. Since social plugins launched in April 2010, an average of 10,000 new websites integrate with   Facebook every day
25. There are more than 250 million active users currently accessing Facebook through their mobile devices
26. People that use Facebook on their mobile devices are twice as active on Facebook than non-mobile users.
27. Al Pacino’s face was on the original Facebook homepage
28. One early Facebook function was a file sharing service
29. The meaning of the term poke has never been defined
30. Mark Zuckerburg (CEO of Facebook) calls himself a “Harvard Graduate” when in fact he didn’t graduate (apparently his reply is that “there isn’t a setting for dropout”)
 
31. Australian’s spend more time per month on Facebook than any other country at over 7 hours on average
32. A Facebook employee hoodie sold for $4,000 on eBay
33. Facebook was initially bank-rolled by Peter Thiel the co-founder of PayPal for $500,000
34. It is the second biggest website by traffic behind Google (at the moment)
35. Facebook is now valued at approximately $80 billion
36. Facebook was almost shut down by a lawsuit by ConnectU who claimed that Zuckerburg stole the idea and Technology for Facebook (the issue was settled out of court)
37. The USA has the largest Facebook user base with 155 million people which represents 23.6% of Facebook’s total users
38. There are over 16,000,000 Facebook fan pages
39. Texas Hold’em Poker is the most popular Facebook page with over 53 million fans
40. More than 800 million active users
41. Facebook has 3000+ employees