Wednesday, February 2, 2011
10 Interesting . . . Facebook Facts
FCEBOOK, IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR SOCIAL NETWORKING SITES FOUNDED BY Mark Zuckerberg
If Facebook were a country, it would be the fifth-largest country in the world, after
, the U.S., and Indonesia.
Syria, China, Vietnam, and Iran have banned Facebook
The first person to invest in Facebook was the cofounder of PayPal, Peter Thiel, who invested $500,000 in June 2004.
In September 2009, Zuckerberg announced for the first time that Facebook was cash flow positive, meaning Facebook made more money that it spent.
Farmville boasts more than 60 million players on
Facebook. Zynga—the maker of Farmville, Mafia Wars, and other Facebook games—boasts an annual revenue of more than $200 million.
More than 2.5 billion pictures are uploaded to Facebook each month
Among children under 18, Facebook was ranked third in the top 100 searches of 2009, behind YouTube and Google.
e average Facebook user has 130 friends and sends eight friend requests per month.
Facebook is not only beating MySpace traffic, but it is also the second-ranked site overall in the U.S. behind Google
Facebook has over 350 million active users. More than 35 million users update their status each day, with more than 55 million status updates each day.
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