Things you didn’t know about Facebook
If you’re a Facebook user, the chances are you spend a good chunk of your day on the site. Whether you’re chatting with friends, looking at your cousin’s holiday snaps or stalking that boy you had a crush on in primary school,
probably takes up the majority of your time online.
Though you might think you know the site inside out, we can guarantee there are a few Facebook stats you haven’t come across. To help you get even more familiar with this social media giant, we’ve put together some of our favourite Facebook facts.
Al Pacino was the first face on Facebook
Unlike Tom from MySpace, Mark Zuckerberg didn’t use his own face to launch his social media site. Instead, the innovator used a picture of cinema legend Al Pacino, making Scarface the first Facebook face.
Facebook makes $2m an hour
Yep, that’s right. Facebook makes $2million an hour. To put that into perspective, that means the company has made around $50,000 since you started reading this blog.
600,000 hacking attempts are made on Facebook everyday
If you thought no one would ever bother to hack your account, think again. A whopping 600,000 hacking attempts are made every day, so make sure your password is safe, secure and unguessable.
Facebook causes divorces
As well as connecting people with old flames, Facebook also makes it easier for jealous spouses to follow their other halves and uncover any indiscretions.
At the moment, the site is named in roughly one in three divorces, with the number of couples parting ways as a result of Facebook on the up.
70% of teens are Facebok friends with their parents
Though you might find the idea unbearably cringey, around 70% of teenagers on the site are friends with Mum and Dad.
The most followed celebrity on Facebook is Cristiano Ronaldo
One of the best footballers of all time and the most famous man ever to have come out of Portugal, Cristiano Ronaldo is the most popular celebrity on Facebook.
Boasting more than 100 million likes, the sports superstar is one of the most influential people on the web.
100,000 Facebook friend requests are made every minute
Though they may not all be successful, over 100,000 Facebook friend requests are made every minute. That’s 6 million an hour and 144 million a day.
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