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15 Stuff you didn't know About FACEBOOK.
      
   




Facebook was started by Mark Zuckerberg and a few of his colleagues. While he was at Harvard University, the site launched on February, 4th 2004 with membership, limited to Harvard students, later. The site was offered to all college students, then high school students, And finally anyone over the age of 13 in 2009, Facebook, became the number one, social network in the US and has quickly grown to be one of the most successful, social media sites, worldwide with users on every continent.


 Facebook held its initial public offering in 2012 and is now a 435 billion dollar company, Facebook has continually evolved and expanded and has acquired additional companies, including WhatsApp, Instagram, and Oculus, Facebook is one of the most successful and influential businesses in the world, And the fourth most valuable brand behind Apple, Google, and Microsoft. And we know that most of you locks hers out, There are among the over 2 billion Facebook users in the world. So, let's take a closer look at the 15 things, You didn't know about
Facebook.

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Facebook's like button used to be the awesome button the like button that Facebook introduced in 2009, almost never came to be. Originally Facebook's Engineers plan on implementing an awesome button. Instead. The engineers were excited about the idea, but Zuckerberg didn't share their enthusiasm and vetoed the idea. They eventually settled on the like button, but nobody on the team was particularly thrilled about it over 1,1Three trillion likes have been pressed. The feature was introduced. (More information)

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Facebook, beat out Twitter to buy Instagram for 1 billion dollars, Twitter, co-founder and Instagram, investor, Jack Dorsey attempted to secure the sale of Instagram, to Twitter months before Facebook got into the picture, but ultimately failed to seal the deal. Facebook, purchased Instagram in 2012 for 1 billion dollars. And even though Jack Dorsey was not happy. He couldn't acquire the company. He did benefit personally as a private, investor in Instagram. (More information)

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 Facebook has over two billion monthly active users as of July 2017. Facebook has two-point. Zero 1 billion, monthly active users with an estimated 1.32 million daily active users. Approximately 80 percent of all adult internet users have a Facebook account. (More information)

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Facebook stores over 300 petabytes of user data. On its servers. There are 1 million gigabytes in a petabyte and Facebook stores over, Hundred petabytes of data on their servers. To put that into perspective, all of the written works in every language since the beginning of recorded time would occupy about 50 petabytes of data. (More information)

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every minute of downtime outage costs, Facebook approximately twenty-four, thousand four hundred, and twenty dollars. It's pretty rare for Facebook to experience any kind of outage, but it's very costly when it dies. Every minute Facebook is not an operation. (More information)

The company loses about And dollars its longest outage since its launch was a 2.5. Our outage in 2010 that two and a half hours cost Facebook, millions of dollars, a 19-minute. Outage in 2014. Also, costs the company around. $500,000 (More information)

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Facebook users collectively watch 8 billion videos per day. According to 2016's numbers, Facebook users collectively watch over 100 million hours of videos per day.

Book, with over 500 million people watching at least one video per day. There is a total of around eight billion video views a day. (More information)

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Facebook has been banned in multiple countries. Several countries have banned or restricted Facebook use some for a few days and some permanently. The only countries that currently have permanently. Banned Facebook, our North Korea, Iran, and most of China, the site was also blocked in. Egypt and Malaysia during the 2011 Egyptian protests in India's Kashmir Valley for a month, due to a student protest and Uprising in 2017. And in Vietnam for two weeks in 2016 due to protests. (More information)

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 peterThiel co-founder of PayPal was Facebook's first outside investor in 2004. Peter teal, the co-founder of PayPal saw the sights potential and became the first outside investor with a $500,000 investment. He was given a 10.2 percent stake in the company, which he sold for more than 1. In dollars in 2012 and He Still Remains on the board of directors.(More information)

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You can change your Facebook to Pirate language. Facebook is used in most countries around the world. So, of course, they offer a long list of languages. The site is available in but one is very different from the rest, alongside UK English, and US English is the option for pirate English.
If you change your language settings, to Pirate, your newsfeed becomes HomePort trending topics as Renamed popular booty, games are Shenanigans and your friend's list becomes a crew roster and everything else is presented in entertaining pirate. Jargon. If you want to check it out in your settings, go to language, then simply choose the pirate option from the drop-down menu. (More information)

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Cristiano. Ronaldo is the most-liked celebrity on Facebook for quite a while. Singer Shakira held the top spot of the most liked individual on Facebook. She was the first to pass the 100 million like Mark, And she currently has 104 million likes. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo has since surpassed Shakira and is currently the most liked celebrity on Facebook with well over one hundred and twenty-two million legs. If you want to learn more about one of the most popular talented and richest athletes in the world, click on the upper right-hand corner to watch our video of the 15 things. You didn't know about Cristiano, Ronaldo. (More information)

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600,000 hacking attempts are made on Facebook daily. If you've been on Facebook, Book for a while, you've probably received some suspicious requests or have had either your profile or a friend's profile get hacked. Unfortunately. This is not a rare occurrence about 600,000 hacking attempts are made on Facebook each day with 160,000 Facebook accounts, compromised daily.
Most breaches can be handled very quickly with no damage done to the account holder, but there have been some high-profile breaches as well. Even Mark Zuckerberg has been hacked multiple times and one hacker of. Yeah. Mark used the simple password Dada for his multiple social media accounts, but we are sure he won't make that mistake
Again. (More information)

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Facebook spends, tens of millions of dollars a month in hosting costs in the beginning. Facebook had two feet a $3,000 per month. Bill for hosting costs, less than four years later, that cost jumped drastically to ten million dollars per month as the site increased exponentially in a short period of time now in Seventeen it with a higher number of users than ever and more than 60,000 servers used in its data centers, Facebook pays, an incredible 30 million dollars per month, just on hosting costs (More information)

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companies like Viacom, Google, Microsoft, and more have tried to buy Facebook. A number of companies have attempted to acquire Facebook throughout the years. Google was among the first to approach the company back in 2004, but the talks went nowhere in 2005.

Viacom offered to buy Facebook for 75 million dollars but was turned down. They came back two weeks later with a 1.5 billion dollar offer.
But again, we're declined earlier in 2005, Zuckerberg asked the CEO of my space if he would consider buying Facebook for 75 million dollars, and he said no in 2006, Yahoo! Made an offer for 1 billion dollars, many of Facebook's investors and Executives wanted to sell.
But this was right before the newsfeed was launched. And Zuckerberg thought if it was successful, the company would be worth way more than 1 billion dollars in 2007, Microsoft, offered 15 billion dollars to buy Facebook. When the offer was turned down. They made a separate agreement to buy 1.6 percent of Facebook for around, 250 million dollars. 
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WhatsApp co-founder. Brian Acton was rejected for a job at Facebook. Brian, Acton applied for jobs at both Twitter and Facebook back in 2009. And got rejected by both companies. The rejection led him to build a start-up with a colleague which they named WhatsApp around for years later, Facebook ended up buying WhatsApp for an incredible 19 billion dollars. (More information)

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The company's lowest-paid employee is Mark Zuckerberg Mark. Zuckerberg salary in 2012 was seven hundred and seventy thousand dollars, but in 2013, he requested that he only be paid one dollar per year as the CEO of Facebook and has been Paid only one dollar per year since other wealthy company leaders, who take only Dollar per your salary include Google's Sergey Brin and Larry Page and Hewlett-Packard's Meg. Whitman. And here's your question of the day.
Now that you've learned more about Facebook. We'd like to know which social media site. (More information)

Do you use the most? Let us know in the comments still here? Huh? Here's a bonus back to thank you for sticking around to the end. Here are some crazy more numbers for Facebook. Every minute. An average of five hundred and ten thousand comments are posted 293,000. Pieces are updated and 136,000 photos are uploaded.

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