Why Facebook is Blue — 15 Weird Facts About the Social Giant

Facebook is the world's second biggest website and has over 1 billion active users. We use it on daily bases but still many of us don't know much about Facebook.


15 Weird Facts about Facebook


Facebook was formed on the 4th of February 2004 to connect the people of the world. In the start only the students of Harvard University could get a membership but then it expanded to other universities and eventually it became public.

1. Why is Facebook Blue?

Did you know that the CEO of Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg can't see red and green? He is red-green color blind. In Mark's own words "Blue is the richest color for me, I can see all of blue". You can even get a nail polish of the exact color from the Facebook's campus store. Mark's color blindness is the reason that Facebook is all blue.


Why is Facebook Blue?



2. 70 Different Languages

Facebook supports 70 different languages. You can choose any language you want. The process is simple. Go to your home page and click on your language at the bottom of the right column. You can change your language from there.


70 Different Languages



3. Zuckerberg's Wardrobe

Zuckerberg is not very interested in the different colors and styles of shirts. He usually just wears a greay t-shirt with a hoodie. He rarely dresses up. When he wore a suit in a event with Barak Obama, the president introduced himself with the following words: "I am Barak Obama and I am the guy who got mark to wear a jacket and a tie."


Zuckerberg's Wardrobe



4. Yahoo's Offer for Facebook

In July 2006 Yahoo made an offer of $1 billion for Facebook but Zuckerberg turned it down. According to him he loved his site so he didn't want to sell it. It was clearly a wise decision as Facebook is now worth $135 billion.


Yahoo's Offer for Facebook


5. Facebook has a Great Storage of Pictures

In the month of September in the previous year Facebook had 250 billion pictures. It means that 4000 pictures are uploaded on Facebook every second. According to a study by Nokia that's 4% of the pictures ever taken.


Pictures on Facebook



6. Iceland's Constitution

Iceland wrote its constitution again after the financial crisis of 2008-09. This time they wore it by taking suggestions from their citizens by using Facebook.


Iceland's Constitution



7. Drunk Pictures

According to a YouGov poll 3 quarters of the pictures of all the UK's Facebook users showed someone drunk. The users were to report the estimated number of such pictures to the poll.


Drunk Pictures


8. Twitter vs Facebook

Mark is not a fan of Twitter. He has only twitted 19 times since he made an account there. Twitter has less number of users but is better in handling breaking news. Facebook is also working on this aspect but until now Twitter is leading.


Twitter vs Facebook



9. Facebook Offers Rewards for Bug Hunters

Facebook rewards the people who report bugs in the code. The largest prize given until now is $33,500.


Rewards for Bug Hunters



10. Divorce References

According to a UK-based legal firm one third of the divorces filed in 2011 had a reference of Facebook.


Divorce References



11. Reason Behind Mark's T-Shirts

When Mark was asked in an interview that why he wears so many t-shirts he answered that he was forced to wear boarding school uniform for a long period of time.


Mark's T-Shirts



12. Connecting the World

When Mark was asked that how was he and his team able to make Facebook this much successful he said that they were trying to connect the world while others were doubting about it.


Connecting the World


COMMENTS

.
Name

AdSense affiliate marketing Announcement AskHassam Blogger Blogging Tips Blogosphere News Bluehost Building Traffic BuySellAds Contest Customizations Disqus Tutorials Domain Hosting Drop Down Menus eBook Email Marketing Facebook Tutorials Feedburner Freelancing Giveaway Google Google Analytics Google Gmail Google Plus Tricks Guest Post HowTo Interview Making Money Online Monetization Motivation PayPal Pinterest Plugins review SEO Slideshare Social Media Top Lists Twitter Wordpress YouTube
false
ltr
item
BloggingeHow | Making Blogging Simpler: Why Facebook is Blue — 15 Weird Facts About the Social Giant
Why Facebook is Blue — 15 Weird Facts About the Social Giant
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fSpSDGpT014/U9-H_sxOxNI/AAAAAAAAFy4/vWCjhfIQqEM/s1600/cvr.jpg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-fSpSDGpT014/U9-H_sxOxNI/AAAAAAAAFy4/vWCjhfIQqEM/s72-c/cvr.jpg
BloggingeHow | Making Blogging Simpler
http://www.bloggingehow.com/2014/08/why-facebook-is-blue-15-weird-facts.html
http://www.bloggingehow.com/
http://www.bloggingehow.com/
http://www.bloggingehow.com/2014/08/why-facebook-is-blue-15-weird-facts.html
true
5839591175544873606
UTF-8
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy
Resources

Tools of the Trade