Some amazing Facts about Facebook every one should know

Millions of people use Facebook everyday to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.Since many readers are a big fan of facebook, must know some amazing facts about facebook.
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Some amazing Facts about Facebook everyone should know :
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  • Facebook was founded on February 4, 2004 by Mark Zuckerberg with his college roommates and fellow Harvard University students.The founders had initially limited the website’s membership to Harvard students only..
  • Facebook has over one billion active users, of which approximately 9% are fake. Facebook (as of 2012) has about 180 petabytes of data per year and grows by over half a petabyte every 24 hours.
  • At the end of January 2014, 1.23 billion users were active on the website every month, while on December 31, 2013, 945 million of this total were identified by the company as mobile users.
  • Most of Facebook’s revenue comes from advertising.Facebook’s users click on advertisements an average of 0.04% of the time (400 clicks for every one million pages).
  • Facebook Users Are Uploading 350 Million New Photos Each Day.Facebook is the world’s largest photo-sharing site.
  • 2.5 billion or more content items shared each day.
  • 4.5 billion or more Likes each day.
  • 500+ terabyte data ingested each day.
  • Facebook is ageing, 45% of Internet users aged 65+ use Facebook.
  • There have been over 10 billion Facebook apps developed so far.
  • 751 million users access Facebook from a mobile device .
  • 189 million of Facebook’s users are “mobile only.”
  •  25% of Facebook users don’t bother with privacy settings.
  •  23% of Facebook users check their account more than 5 times a day .
  • According to Facebook, 757 million users log on to Facebook daily, as of 31 December 2013.
  • Half of all Facebook users have more than 200 friends.
  • 380,870,942 likes for the top page on Facebook.
  • 6,337 employees in facebook.
  • 640,000,000 number of minutes spent on Facebook each month.
  • 48 % Percent of all Facebook users who log on in any given day.
  • Average time spent on Facebook per visit is 18 minutes.
  • 54,200,000 number of Facebook pages .
  • Percent of 18-34 year olds who check Facebook when they wake up is 48% .
  • Percent of 18-34 year olds who check Facebook before they get out of bed is 28%.
  • Number of fake Facebook profiles – 81,000,000 or more .
  • Average number of aps installed on Facebook each day 20 million.
  • Total number of apps and websites integrated with Facebook 7 million.
  • Links shared 1 million every 20 minutes.
  • Friends requested 2 million every 20 minutes.
  • Messages sent 3 million every 20 minutes.
  • Revenue US$7.872 billion.
  • Facebook Active Users Could Exceed China’s Population by 2015.
  • Half of internet users who do not use Facebook themselves live with someone who does.

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