5 Facebook Interesting Facts

Facebook launched in 2004; ever since this social networking site has changed the way, we connect with others. Still we do not really know much about it. Check out these Five Facebook Interesting Facts.

1. Why Facebook Is Blue?

One of Facebook Interesting Facts is that its mostly blue.

Blue is the richest color for me — I can see all of blue.
Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg is the co-founder of Facebook and he is red-green colorblind, which means, the color he can best see is blue. That is why you see most blue in the Facebook website and mobile app and you can surly guess; it will remain the most dominant color.

2. One of Facebook Interesting Facts Is Getting a Divorce!

The average Facebook user spends nearly 40 minutes a day on the site, so you probably have guessed that what are Facebook influences in our lives. However, you need to be careful what you do on Facebook.

According to a 2009 survey in the UK, nearly 20 percent of divorce petitions submitted had reference of Facebook in it. Facebook is affecting marriages as users are becoming worried about their spouse’s online relations and contacts.

Therefore, you must be careful about posts on Facebook. It may have judicial values.

3. Get a Facebook Job By Hacking

In 2005, throughout Facebook network a worm spread. This worm changed users profile pages so that they looked similar to MySpace. This worm also deleted some Facebook contacts.

Facebook traced the worm, but instead of arresting Chris Putnam, they offered him an interview, and a few months later the hacker started working at Facebook.

By the way, if you want a job in Facebook by hacking now, then you must also know that Facebook on average deals with 600,000 hacking attempts daily.

4. Will Facebook Ever Sell?

Many Companies tried to buy Facebook, including Friendster, Google, Viacom, MySpace, News Crop, NBC, Yahoo, AOL and Microsoft. Somehow, they all failed.

In 2007, Microsoft did buy 1.6% of Facebook for about $250 million. This was a deal, which set Facebook’s value at $15 billion, demanding that Facebook would have to give Microsoft notice if it ever began to take a buyout offer from Google seriously.

If Facebook will ever sell, it will be to Microsoft or to a company that made an offer Microsoft chose not to match.

Yes, Microsoft is afraid of Google for sure.

5. The Idea of YouTube?

When Facebook started up, it has less than 15 employees, including Steve Chen.

On that time, Steve Chen got an idea of video startup and said to their manager about his resignation but Facebook did not want to loose him and tried to convince him. Nevertheless, Steve resigned Facebook and started his startup in the year 2005 after one year of Facebook Establishment.

Is this Rumor or realty?

Rumors are that Steve Chen after working for few weeks left his job at Facebook and when he returned his Facebook-issued laptop back, hard drive was wipe clean. Who knows maybe the idea of YouTube was of Facebook initially.

Do you know some other Facebook Interesting Facts? Why not share them in comments.

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