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12 Unheard Facts About Facebook To Tell Your Friends

Facebook, a social networking platform was founded in February 2004, by Mark Zuckerberg and 4 other people at Harvard University. We all know it right! It is the largest social media platform with a user base of 2.19 Billion people as of first quarter in 2018. The story of Facebook is known to many people, thanks to “The Social Network” movie. Still, there are some real life facts about Facebook, that most people don’t know.

Today, we at FactWish, have brought 12 amazing but unheard facts about the social giant. So, lets explore!

1. Facebook was started in US, but occupies the largest audience from ASIA, even when it is blocked in China from 2008 (having largest population).

Facebook has largest audience in ASIA

2. Almost 9% of users on Facebook have fake accounts. Facebook has started verifying accounts for the same.

Facebook has 9% fake accounts

3. For hosting alone, Facebook spends about US$30 million a month.

Facebook spends US$30 million a month on hosting

4. Mark Zuckerberg as CEO of company, takes only $1 every month.

Mark Zuckerberg takes only $1 every month

5. There are about 60 million accounts of dead people on Facebook.

There are about 60 million accounts of dead people on Facebook

6. More than 600,000 attempts are made by hackers to hack accounts of Facebook users.

600,000 attempts are made by hackers on Facebook daily

7. Facebook has connected people on the web. In reality, it has also disintegrated many people. 1 in 3 people start feeling dissatisfied after using Facebook.

1 in 3 people start feeling dissatisfied after using Facebook

8. On an average, 8 people join Facebook every second.

8 people join Facebook every second

9. Facebook provides paid parental leave of 4 months to new fathers working in the company.

Facebook gives 4 months paid parental leave to new parents

10. A survey found that, an average Facebook user has 155 friends, but less than 4 of them would turn for help. This turns out that making friends on Facebook is really not worth.

Most Facebook friends are not useful

11. The code of Facebook has been written in 61 million lines.

The code of Facebook has been written in 61 million lines

12. Facebook provides a bug bounty of about US $10,000, to disclose bugs in Facebook.

Facebook gives bug bounty to find bugs

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