Despite a number of social networking sites and apps mushrooming day by day, Facebook still manages to remain the juggernaut of social media.
Here we bring for you 10 amazing facts about Facebook, the most popular social networking site that you probably didn’t know.
1. You cannot block Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook.
2. The ‘Like’ button on Facebook was originally going to be called ‘Awesome’.
3. Lamebook.com is a site that reposts ‘lame’ and funny Facebook user’s posts.
4. Adding the number 4 to the end of Facebook’s URL will automatically direct you to Mark Zuckerberg’s wall. (www.facebook.com/4)
5. The text you type into the status update box is sent to Facebook’s servers, even if you don’t click the post button.
6. If Facebook were a country, it would be the third largest country in the world.
7. In 2011, Iceland took to Facebook to rewrite its constitution, so that the citizens could use the social networking site to make suggestions.
8. 600,000 hacking attempts are made to Facebook accounts every day.
9. Every morning when they wake up, 48% of 18-34 year olds check their Facebook account. 28% of that demographic actually check Facebook before they even get out of bed.
10. Over 350 million people suffer from Facebook Addiction Disorder.
11. There are approx. 100,000 Friends Request send over Facebook in every 10 minutes.
12. Facebook tracks which sites you visit, even after you’ve signed out.
13. The meaning of a “poke” has never been defined.
14. North Korea, China, Vietnam and Iran have banned Facebook. Despite being blocked, there are roughly 95 million Facebook users from China.
15. Someday there will be more dead people on Facebook than living ones.
Do you know some more interesting facts ? Tell us in the comments below.